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Pearland City Council

Functions & Board Authority

The City of Pearland is governed by the Council/Manager form of government in accordance with the Home Rule Charter adopted by the voters in February 1971.

The City Council is the legislative and policy-making body of the city. It consists of 7 members elected at-large for 3-year, staggered terms. Elections are held annually on the second Saturday in May. The Mayor and Council provide community leadership, develop policies to guide the city in delivering services and achieving community goals, and encourage citizen awareness and involvement. Elected members of the City Council serve part-time as part of their commitment to the community and serving Pearland. The City Manager, City Attorney, and Municipal Court Judge are under the direction of the Mayor and City Council. Under Council/Manager form of government, the City Manager oversees City staff. 

Unless otherwise rescheduled, the City Council meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Meeting agendas are posted to the city website at least 72 hours in advance of meetings.

Requests for public documents are available through the City Secretary at 281.652.1651. The City Secretary also responds to inquiries regarding voter registration, city elections and early voting.

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Strategic Priorities


Elected Date Current Term Expires
Tom Reid Mayor  August 1995 May 2020
J. David Little  Mayor Pro Tem  - Position 5 May 2016 May 2022
 Luke Orlando Councilmember - Position 1  June 2019 May 2022
Tony Carbone  Councilmember - Position 2 November 2019 May 2021 
Gary Moore 
Councilmember - Position 3  May 2014 May 2020
Adrian Hernandez Councilmember - Position 4   June 2018 May 2021
Trent Perez Councilmember - Position 6  June 2016 May 2022
Woody Owens Councilmember - Position 7    June 2017  May 2020