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The City of Weatherford strives to ensure a quality community through services and development from the following departments: Administration, Animal Shelter, Code Enforcement, Consumer Health, Customer Service, Economic Development, Finance, Fire, Human Resources, Library, Parks & Recreation, Planning, Police, Sanitation, Transportation & Public Works and Utilities, which includes the Electric and Water/Waste Water departments. In addition to general city services, the City of Weatherford owns and is responsible for the operation of: the Animal Shelter, Chandor Gardens, Cherry Park Pool, First Monday Trade Days, Lake Weatherford, Public Library and Weatherford Electric.

The City of Weatherford operates under a Council-Manager form of government, which the administrative and financial operations of the city are delegated to the City Manager, hired by City Council. The policy-making function of the City of Weatherford is the responsibility of the Mayor and four at-large City Council members, each elected to three-year terms by voters.

The City Council is also responsible for appointing members to other city advisory boards and commissions. The Council-appointed boards include: the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee, Board of Adjustment, Building & Standards Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Library Advisory Board, Main Street Advisory Board, Municipal Utility Board, Parks & Recreation Board, Planning & Zoning Board, Transportation Advisory Board and Weatherford Economic Development Authority.

As the 2010 Large Business of the Year and a 2010 Top 20 Greatest Places to Live in the West, the City of Weatherford lives up to their mission of being a family focused community known for valuing historic traditions while planning for the future. It is a safe, livable city with a healthy economy that recognizes the importance of working with residents and local partners.

Taking great pride in its rich tradition, history and heritage, Weatherford is known for its community and family oriented way of life. With a population of 25,250, Weatherford is considered one of the premier places to live in the North Texas area. Weatherford's rich, western and pioneer heritage coupled with a progressive economic vitality creates a city that is most definitely "Growing with Tradition"

Government Index

City Secretary
817-598-4202

Code Enforcement
817-598-4486

Customer Service and Main City Hall
817-598-4000

Fire Department Administration
817-598-4280

Municipal Court
817-598-4145

Parks & Recreation
817-598-4124

Police Department Dispatch
817-598-4301

Utility After Hours Dispatch (Electric, Water/Waste Water)
817-598-4257

Weatherford Economic Development Authority
817-594-9429

Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter
817-598-4111

Weatherford Public Library
817-598-4150

Parks & Recreation
817-598-4000

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