Overview

The City of Dalworthington Gardens is a Type A, General Law Municipality consisting of a Mayor and 5 Aldermen. All General Law cities operate according to specific state statutes prescribing their powers and duties. General Law cities are limited to doing what the state authorizes or permits them to do. If state law does not grant General Law cities the express or implied power to initiate a particular action, none may be taken. The governing body of a municipality operating as a Type A General Law municipality is known as the "City Council" and if the city has not been divided into wards, the governing body always consists of a Mayor and five Council members.

The Mayor and Council are elected the second Saturday in May. All members are elected at large and serve staggered 2-year terms of office. The Mayor and Council appoint the City Administrator and the Chief of Public Safety.

City Council meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Special meetings are held as needed. All meetings are open to the public. The agenda for each meeting is posted on the bulletin board at City Hall as well as on their website at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.

In addition to City Council meetings, all meetings of the City of Dalworthington Gardens Boards and Commissions are open to the public as well. Agendas for these meetings are posted on the bulletin board at City Hall as well as on this website at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.  

City Hall Holiday Closings


  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • President's Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it will be observed on the following Monday.

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