Buda was incorporated as a city in 1948. Buda is a Home Rule City governed by council-manager form of government. All members are elected citywide and must reside within the city limits. For additional information, click here.
General Election Information
City Council Rules of Procedure for City Council Meetings
All city council meetings and proceedings are governed by the Rules of Procedure (adopted 2/7/17, revised 5/5/18, 6/6/23). For a complete copy of the rules, click here.
Citizen Comments, Public Participation/Witness Form (Comment or Public Testimony Form)
The City Council provides a public comment period during their regular meetings. A Citizen or a member of the audience may comment on a non-agenda related topic. Members of the public who wish to participate in Public Comment must complete a form and turn it in to the City Clerk before the period provided for Public Comment is called for consideration by the presiding officer.
Members of the public who wish to participate during the Public Testimony period provided for any item on the agenda must complete a form and turn it in to the City Clerk before the item they wish to participate in is called for consideration by the presiding officer.
Public Comment and Public Testimony will be recognized upon the Mayor’s announcement. When recognized, please state your name and address for the record.
There are three options for submitting a form:
- Complete the Public Comment or Public Testimony form available at the entrance of the City Council Chamber. You may also download, complete the Form, and hand deliver it to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting.
- Complete the online form for Public Comment or Public Testimony. Forms will be entered as part of the record. Should you attend the meeting, check in with the City Clerk to be recognized during the Mayor's announcement to speak during Public Comment or Public Testimony.
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You must include your full name and address. Please include the Council, or which Board/Commission name, and meeting date in subject line. Forms will be entered as part of the record. Should you attend the meeting, check in with the City Clerk to be recognized during the Mayor's announcement o speak during Public Comment or Public Testimony.