Mayor: JAMES BOULDIN
Mayor Pro Tem: ROBIN PLUMLEE
City Council: SUSIE DAVIS • DOUG WHITE • JOHNATHAN PONCE
• ROBIN PLUMLEE • JUDY OFFUTT
Each Council Member and Mayor serves a two year term. The Mayor and two council members are elected on even years and three council members are elected on odd years. Elections are held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
City Council Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the Itasca Municipal Court, 136 N. Hill, Itasca, Texas.
The agenda is posted the previous Thursday. The public is welcome to attend. If you have an item that you would like to have the council address, please contact the City Secretary with your request and the topic you wish to discuss.
City Hall is a bustling work environment with the collection of utility billing by GiGi Morgan, Kat McDaniel, and Megan Bayse. Everyday City Hall employees are faced with a variety of situations, from a water leak to a stray dog, and each are treated in a professional manner and solve as quickly as possible.
Serving as the "Nerve Center" of City Hall is the Office of the City Administrator, CinDee Garrett. CinDee is responsible for the preparation & dissemination of the City Council meeting agendas, packets, recording accurate minutes of their proceedings, engrossing and enrolling all laws, ordinances and resolution of the City of Itasca. She is also responsible for city payroll, insurance, processing and disbursing funds for payment, finance audits, publishing appropriate financial statements & reports.
CITY HALL - (254) 687-2201
134 N. Hill Street
City Administrator - CinDee Garrett
City Secretary- Megan Basye
City Water/Sewer - Gigi Morgan
Code Enforcement- Cameron Offutt
Planning & Zoning - Cameron Offutt
Public Relations - Cameron Offutt
Itasca Cemetery- Cameron Offutt
Water/ Maintenance Supervisor - Ruben Littlejohn
MUNICIPAL COURT - (254) 687-2990
The Honorable Charles Jones
Level 2 Certified Chief Clerk: Teresa Jones
Court Assistants -
City Attorney - Stephanie Johnson
ITASCA POLICE DEPARTMENT
109 W. Monroe Street
Police Chief - Winson Brewer
Non-emergency : 254-687-2020
ITASCA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
110 W. Monroe St.
Emergency Call- 911
Fire Chief - Cameron Offutt
EMS - 911
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Setting the framework for the Big Little Town is City Administrator, CinDee Garrett. She has served the community of Itasca for many years.
As City Administrator, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the city, supervising each department, administrating and enforcing the policies set forth by the council, and managing the City's finances.
The City Administrator works closely with the City Council, City employees, and citizens to establish policies, legislation, goals and objectives for the City of Itasca. Mrs. CinDee Garrett is working hard to improve the city and to promote its growth and development by providing our citizens with the highest level of citizen satisfaction.
Water & Sewer Department
The City of Itasca continues to work hard to improve the water and sewer service to our citizens. The maintenance team of Itasca is in charge of water repairs, sewer problems, minor street repairs, and animal control.
Trash pickup for the citizens of Itasca is every Thursday.
Along with their hectic and heavy workload, the team many times is called upon to assist in clean up, especially in times of emergency.
This department provides a vital service to the City of Itasca and the citizens are thankful for all that they do to make life better in Itasca.
Major repairs of the city streets took place during the summer of 2003 and in the last 12 years, the maintenance team has continued to work hard to keep the roads in good repair. The last few years have taken a toll on all streets, especially in small towns.
Beginning in the late Spring of 2015, work began to addresses street problems as the weather permitted. Most of the streets have been evaluated and addressed but the City will continue to do repairs as needed.
The City continues to patch and maintain the roads of our beautiful city.
The City would like to remind the citizens of Itasca that when heavy vehicles run off the side of a street and then pull back onto the street, they cause the side to crumble. This crumbling then expands and causes potholes. The City urges everyone to do their part in keeping Itasca beautiful.
Over the past several years, the City of Itasca has seen a lot of growth. Along with the City, the Itasca Police Department under the leadership of Chief Winson Brewer, has also grown to meet the law enforcement needs of the citizens of Itasca.
The department, along with the patrol division, also consists of a criminal investigation division and a narcotics division. The police department consists of six sworn peace officers that provide 24 hours, seven days a week coverage. The officers patrol the corporate city limits and the adjacent interstate.
The Itasca Fire Department was founded in 1896 and has been serving the citizens of Itasca ever since. The IVFD is under the leadership of Chief Cameron Offutt and has approximately 16 members.
Since the department is all-volunteer, it is always looking for new volunteers to serve in whatever capacity they can. The department has a diverse job description. They respond to calls such as motor vehicle crashes, medical calls, brush fires, and house fires
The IVFD is also on hand to help in times of severe weather..
The City of Itasca's Animal Enforcement is ran by Kat McDaniel. For Animal complaints please contact Kat McDaniel at 254-687-2201 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Code Enforcement is in charge of enforcing the ordinances is ran by Cameron Offutt. For Code Enforcement complaints please contact Cameron Offutt at 687-2201 or by email at email@example.com.
Planning and Zoning
Itasca Welcomes New Construction
The City of Itasca adopted a zoning ordinance in 2004 as the code of the city for the development, erection, construction, alteration, repair, moving, occupancy, and maintenance of all buildings, structures and lots in the city of Itasca.
The Planning and Zoning Committee helps ensure the health, safety, and general welfare of the public by implementing all laws of the zoning ordinance. The committee of seven provides fair, consistent, and thorough service to its citizens.
The committee meets the second Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. to review submitted building permit applications and discuss any city related issues.
(Ordinances are updated and changes frequently, contact city hall for any questions)
*The Planning and Zoning Committee requests that you must submit your application by the last Friday of the month to have time to complete investigation. *
The City of Itasca continues to see growth within the community. Over the last several years a number of new homes have been constructed. Currently there are 3 homes either under construction or slated to start soon, including a Habitat for Humanity home. These homes are a boost for the town as well as for the tax roll.
Itasca needs businesses and they continue to come gradually. Several interested merchants have made inquiries as to the availability of buildings suitable for opening a business. City Hall is working hard to make the community as inviting as possible. Businesses add to Itasca's tax base but also to the appeal when potential companies and people investigate the opportunities of locating to Itasca.
With the building of new homes, renovated homes, and businesses, the City of Itasca is not only building new neighborhoods but also new lives.