City of Linden
Located at 104 S. Main St., Linden, TX
Mailing address: P.O. Box 419, Linden, TX 75563
The City Hall is the center for all City services. The City provides water and sewer service for customers who live in areas that the City can serve. All of the City has access to water and most of it has sewer service. You can call in problems with any City services Monday thru Thursday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. City ordinances are available at City Hall and questions on City functions can be answered at City Hall.
The City of Linden operates as a Type A General Law city. The City has an elected Mayor and five City Council Members or "Aldermen". The City has a City Administrator who is responsible to the Mayor and Aldermen for the daily running of the City.
Linden City Council Members
The City Council serves as the legislative and governing body of the city. A mayor and five aldermen are elected to their respective offices by the qualified voters of the city. All positions are elected at large, meaning no council member represents a specific area or district of the city. The mayor is the official head of the city government for all ceremonial duties and serves as the chairperson of all council meetings. The mayor pro tem is appointed by the mayor and serves during the absence of the mayor.
City Council Elections
The next election for City Council will be held May 1, 2021 at 507 S. Kaufman St., Linden, TX 75563. Polling location hours on Election Day are from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The first day to file for candidacy is January 13, 2021 and the filing deadline is February 12, 2021 at 5:00 pm. To be eligible for the office of mayor of the municipality, a person must be a registered voter and must have resided within the municipal limits for at least the 12 months preceding the election day. To be eligible for the office of alderman of the municipality, a person must be a registered voter and must reside on election day in the municipal limits (Tex. Local Gov’t Code §22.032(a)).
Early voting will be held at 507 S. Kaufman St., Linden, TX 75563. Early voting begins Monday, April 19th and ends Monday, April 26th. Polling location hours are as follows:
Monday 4/19: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday 4/20: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 4/21: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Thursday 4/22: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 4/23: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday 4/26: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Your City Government at Work
You are welcome to attend City Council meetings; which are held on the second Monday of each month at 6:00 PM, unless otherwise posted by the City Secretary. The meetings are held at the Linden Senior Citizens Center located at 507 S. Kaufman.
For City Council Agendas, look under City Files.
Call the City Administrator’s office for more information, 903-756-7502 ext. 9.
Mayor Clarence Burns
Mayor Pro Tem Mike Berry
Alderman Mary Dowd
Alderman Chuck Evans
Alderman James Johnson
Alderman Frank Lanier