1633 W Stamford StAbilene, TX 79601 (325) 673-5424



Learn about the City, its core values, organization, and more.

2.      Agendas & Minutes

Easily find and search for agendas and minutes from various boards, commissions, and committees.

3.      Bid Opportunities

Access bids and request for proposals for consultants, service providers, contractors, vendors, and suppliers.

4.      Boards & Commissions

Staff and/or board chairpersons provide the Mayor and Council a list of Boards whose members have terms expiring, a list of prospective board members, a chart of racial and gender makeup for each board, a brief summary of board functions and staff recommendations for reappointments and/or new appointments.

5.      City Council

Learn more about the Mayor and Council members of Abilene.

6.      City Manager

The City of Abilene operates under the council-manager form of government. Under this system, with approval of the City Council, the Mayor appoints a city manager who acts as the chief executive officer of the government.

7.      City Management Team

Learn more about the department heads and management team of Abilene.

8.      City Officials

In accordance with the requirements of Chapter 176, Local Government Code, a list of local government officers must be prepared and made available to the public by the local government officer with whom conflicts disclosure statements and conflict of interest questionnaires are filed. That officer is the Abilene City Secretary.

9.      Doing Business

Looking to do business in Abilene? Do you currently run a business? Find all the information you need in this section.

10.  Elections

11.  Fee Schedule

12.  Maps

View useful maps for the City of Abilene.

The City Council is the legislative and policy-making body of the City of Abilene, a home-rule city, operating under the authority of the city charter, adopted in 1962. The council enacts legislation, adopts the budget, sets the tax rate, determines policies, approves the Mayor’s appointment of the City Manager, City Secretary, City Attorney, Municipal Court Judge, and all Boards and Commissions members.

Six City Councilors represent each of six places in the city (three north of South 1st Street and three south of South 1st) but are elected and serve at-large, representing all the citizens of Abilene. Councilors serve staggered three-year terms with two members up for reelection each year.

Doing Business

Use the links located below or in the side menu to access information and resources for business owners and operators within the City of Abilene.


Code of Ordinances

Browse the City of Abilene Code of Ordinances.

2.      Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with the Local Government Code, Chapter 176.009(a). "A local governmental entity shall provide access to the statements and questionnaires filed under this chapter on the internet website maintained by the local governmental entity."

3.      Fee Schedule

Review fees from various departments and for specific city services.

4.      Hotel Occupancy Tax Form (PDF)

Fill out this form for taxes depending on the occupancy of your hotel.

5.      Permits

Find links to permits for a variety of applications.

6.      Vendors

Access the Purchasing Division Page for information on vending in Abilene.

Abilene Police Department

P.O. Box 174

4565 South First Street

Abilene, Texas 79604-0174

Emergency: 911

Phone: (325) 673-8331

Fax: (325) 676-6606

Email: apd@abilenetx.gov


Police Administration


Chief of Police (325) 676-6600

Marcus Dudley, email: marcus.dudley@abilenetx.gov


Assistant Chief of Patrol (325) 676-6600

Richard Waggoner, email: richard.waggoner@abilenetx.gov 


Assistant Chief of Support Services (325) 676-6600

Doug Wrenn, email: doug.wrenn@abilenetx.gov


Assistant Chief of Investigations (325) 676-6600

Craig Jordan, email: craig.jordan@abilenetx.gov

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