The Waxahachie City Council is a five-member body that is elected at-large by the citizens. The Council Members serve staggered two-year terms. Each May, the Council appoints the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem.
The city also has sixteen boards and commissions that are staffed by citizens and appointed by City Council. The City Council also appoints the City Manager, City Secretary, City Attorney and Municipal Court Judge.
Kevin Strength, Mayor
Mark Singleton, Mayor Pro Tem
Chuck Beatty, Council Member
David Hill, Council Member
Mary Lou Shipley, Council Member