• Government

    Weslaco, Texas, the largest city in eastern Hidalgo County, has a council–manager style of government. The City Mayor and six City Commissioners serve staggered three-year terms with elections held annually in November.  The Commissioners are elected from one of six single member districts, two elected every year, and the Mayor is elected at-large every three years.  City elected officials are non-partisan.  They may have a personal affiliation with a political party, but has no bearing on the office.

    The City Commission appoints the City Manager. Currently, the City Manager is Mike Perez.  The City Commission also appoints other officers of the City, including the City Attorney, Police Chief, and City Secretary as well as volunteer members of various citizen committees.
    Click here for a current listing of the Weslaco City Government.