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TROUP CITY HALL IS LOCATED AT
106 EAST DUVAL STREET, TROUP, TEXAS 75789
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TROUP CITY HALL IS OPEN WITH REGULAR HOURS

Anyone may conduct their business online on by telephone by calling:
903.842.3128 and entering extension, 10, 11 or 15

To directly email a Troup official, click on their name.

Mayor - Jeff Hale
term expires 2026

Council Place 1 - Dianne Layne
term expires 2025

Councilman Place 2 - Nelson Darden
term expires 2026

Councilwoman Place 3 - Brandi Barton
term expires 2025

Councilman Place 4 - Chip Richardson
term expires 2025

Councilman Place 5 - Fielding Winchester
term expires 2026

City of Troup Elections are held the first Saturday in May each year. In 2024 the date will be Saturday, May 4, 2024. Both the election and early voting are conducted at the Cameron-J.Jarvis Troup Municipal Library located at 102 South Georgia, Troup, Texas 75789.

The positions to be elected in 2024 are Mayor, City Council Place II and City Council Place V. The first day to file for a position is Wednesday, January 17, 2024. The last day to file for a position is Friday, February 16, 2024.

Read and Download the Notice Of Deadline to File Application for Place On the Ballot

Read and Download the Application for a Place on the Ballot for a General Election

The Qualifications for Mayor are:

Residence -- 1 year in state prior to the filing
deadline; 1 year in city prior to election day
Age -- 18
Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline
The Qualifications for a Council Position are:
Residence -- 1 year in state prior to filing deadline; 6 months in the city (or ward) prior to filing deadline
Age -- 18
Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline
For information from the Texas Secretary of State on running for a local office, follow this link.

 

City Manager - Gene Cottle - Phone: 903.842.4109
City Secretary -  Buffie Deason - Phone: 903.842.3128 - ext. 11
Chief of Police -  Shawn Murry - Phone: 903.842.3211
Director of Public Works - John Odom - Phone: 903.842.3128 - ext. 14
Code Enforcement Officer - John Odom - Phone: 903.842.3128 - ext. 14
Library Director - Melanie Brumit - Phone: 903.842.3101
Fire Chief - Tim Mager - Phone: 903.617.6578 - ext. 1001

Regular City Council Meeting - the Third Monday of every month at 6:30 pm in the
Cameron-J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library

102 South Georgia Street, Troup, Texas

View and Download Annual Drinking Water Quality Report
CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT

TEXAS DRINKING WATER WATCH
Click here and enter 2120003 to see complete TCEQ Information
on the City of Troup Pubic Water Supply System 2120003

The above link will provide you with any Drinking Water Violations noted by TCEQ as well as other information about the
City of Troup Public Water Supply System

 

Telephone Numbers

City Hall: 903-842-3128
City Hall Fax: 903-842-2964
Police Department: 903-842-3211
Library: 903-842-3101

After Hours Emergency Public Works
[to report Water & Sewer Leaks]:
903-570-4613

THE CITY OF TROUP ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.
THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 11.40 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $-132.16.


 

NOTICE ABOUT 2023 TAX RATES

THIS NOTICE CONCERNS THE 2023 PROPERTY TAX RATES FOR TROUP AND MAY BE VIEWED AND DOWNLOADED HERE.
DOWNLOAD THE 2023 TAX RATE CALCULATION WORKSHEET HERE.


 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE 2023-2024 BUDGET
SEPTEMBER 11, 2023

THIS NOTICE CONCERNS THE 2023-2024 BUDGET HEARING FOR TROUP AND MAY BE VIEWED AND DOWNLOADED HERE.

You may download a copy of the Proposed City of Troup Budget Booklet HERE.
You may download a copy of the Proposed City of Troup Budget in Excel Format HERE.

The link to view the Tax Rate Information - Access the Truth in Taxation Summary for Smith County


 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO VOTE ON TAX INCREASE
SEPTEMBER 18, 2023

THIS NOTICE CONCERNS THE 2023 PROPERTY TAX RATES FOR TROUP AND MAY BE VIEWED AND DOWNLOADED HERE.


 

Fair Housing Public Service Announcement
Public Service Announcement:
Fair Housing, It's the Law

 

To promote fair housing practices, the City of Troup encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law.

Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination against any person based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin in the sale or rental of units in the housing market.

For more information on fair housing or to report possible fair housing discrimination, call the Texas Workforce Commission at (888) 452-4778 or (512) 463-2642 TTY: 512-371-7473.

DOWNLOAD THE NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH HERE
DESCARGA LA POLÍTICA DE NO DISCRIMINACIÓN DE LA CIUDAD EN INGLÉS Y ESPAÑOL AQUÍ

 


 

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AND
INTENT TO OBTAIN WATER QUALITY PERMIT RENEWAL
PERMIT NO. WQ0010304001

DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE TEXT OF THE NOTICE HERE
and in Español Aqui


 

Online payments for the
City of Troup Utilities or
Court Fines
Make Payments NOW!
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Go to www.GovPayNOW.com

It's easy, all you need: Your credit card or debit card

Pay Utilities, PLC 6597
Must enter utility account number

Pay Fines & Fees, PLC 6598
Must enter ticket & docket number

Internet Service Fee: 3.5% (Minimum $3.50)

Pay Property Taxes


Notice

Request for Disclosure of Information
City of Troup Utility Billing Department

Information in your City of Troup Utility Billing Department customer account record, including information regarding customer usage, services and billing, including amount billed or collected for utility usage, is generally excepted from disclosure under Texas Government Code, Chapter 552 (Public Information Act).* However, the Texas Utilities Code, Chapter 182 (Rights of Utilities Customers) provides that a customer of a government-operated utility may request that the government-operated utility disclose personal information in a customer’s account record, including the customer’s address, or any information relating to the volume or units of utility usage or the amounts billed to or collected from the individual for utility usage. Additionally, a customer or a representative of the customer may receive information excepted form disclosure if the information directly relates to utility service provided to the customer and is not otherwise confidential by law.
To download the form to PERMIT THE RELEASE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN YOUR WATER ACCOUNT RECORD click here. If you want to permit the release of your information, the form must be completed and delivered to Troup City Hall at 106 East Duval, Troup, Texas or mailed to City of Troup, PO Box 637, Troup, Texas 75789.
Not completing the form will allow your personal information on your City of Troup utility bill to remain confidential.

* Confidentiality under Chapter 182 does not prohibit a government-operated utility from disclosing personal information in a customer’s account record to: (1) an official or employee of the state, a political subdivision of the state or the United States acting in an official capacity; (2) an employee of a utility acting in connection with the employee’s duties; (3) a consumer reporting agency; (4) a contractor or subcontractor approved by and providing services to the utility, the state, a political subdivision of the state or the United States; (5) a person for whom the customer has contractually waived confidentiality for personal information; or (6) another entity that provides water, wastewater, sewer, gas garbage, electricity or drainage service for compensation.


THE CITY OF TROUP HAS POLICIES FOR FAIR HOUSING AND NON-DISCRIMINATION
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