The City of Bonham operates with a Council/Manager form of government. The City Council is comprised of a Mayor, who is elected at large, and 6 Council Members, 1 elected from each district. The Council appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, Municipal Judge and City Secretary, who work with direction both from the City Council and City Manager. All other staff members work under the direction of the City Manager.
The Mayor and Council are the policymakers for the City of Bonham. Among their many duties, the Mayor and Council take feedback from the community, approve the budget and tax rate, adopt resolutions and ordinances, establish goals and provide direction for the city government, and supervise, monitor, and evaluate the city manager's performance.
Agendas & Minutes
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Boards & Commissions
Discover the boards and commissions that drive your local government. Find agendas, member information, and other meeting details.
Learn about the Bonham City Council.
In the council-manager form of government, the city council is the governing body of the city, elected by the public, and the city manager is hired by the city council to carry out the policies it establishes.
Find the Bonham City Code of Ordinances.
Get information regarding the departments dedicated to keeping the community moving.
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Employee of the Quarter
Employee of the Quarter recognizes City of Bonham Employees who have made substantial contributions to their departments, who have provided outstanding customer service to the citizens of Bonham, and/or who have otherwise contributed or performed in a manner that will reflect favorably on the individual, their department, and the City of Bonham.