Welcome to the City of Hawley, Texas
783 Avenue E
Approximately 15 miles north of Abilene and 10 miles South of Anson
PO Box 649
Hawley, Texas 79525
Jones County, Texas
Welcome to Bearcat Country
The City of Hawley, Texas strives to build a better future and improve the quality of life for its citizens, by working in partnership with public, private, and business sectors and by providing for the health, safety, and well-being of its citizens, maintaining essential services, and preserving public resources.
Fiscal Year: October 01
Government Type: General Law Type A
Mayor: Billy Richardson
Council Place 1: Jason Dokey
Council Place 2: Brian Rice
Council Place 3: Frank Garrard
Council Place 4: Marilyn Edmunds
Council Place 5: Rhonda Bearden
CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE THE SECOND TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 7:00 p.m. AT CITY HALL.
The City Council invites you to attend all meetings and voice your opinions on any and all matters concerning the City of Hawley. We are here to help make the city the best that it can be.
If you have any questions or concerns, please drop in and say "Hello" to our Office Assistant, Amber Jennings, she will be happy to help in any way she can. For more information, click on the "Citizen Participation" link below:
CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROPOSED HAWLEY SEWER SYSTEM PROJECT
SUPPORTING THOSE WHO SERVE HAWLEY AND THE COMMUNITY
Notice of Election:
Saturday, May 2, 2020, the City of Hawley will hold its Uniform election. This is an official posting for Notice of Deadline to file for a place on the ballot. If you are interested in serving on the City of Hawley Council and representing our city, the election will be for Mayor, Council member Place 2 and Council member Place 4. The elected officials will hold office for a two-year term. Below, you will find an application for a place on the general election ballot that must be filed on or before Thursday, February 13, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. at Hawley City Hall (our office is closed on Fridays). All applications become public record upon filing and are available for public inspection. If you have any questions, you can call City Hall and speak to the City Administrator.
Below you will also find an application to apply for a ballot by mail. If you can't get out to vote we encourage you to complete one of these and send it in.
NEW CITY ADMINISTRATOR JOB AVAILABLE:
The city of Hawley is accepting applications for the role of City Administrator. This is a solitary position managing the day to day and month to month operations of city hall; working in conjunction with the police department and municipal court as needed.
Successful candidates will be organized, capable of working alone with no supervision, able to research and resolve problems efficiently, and an expert communicator.
28 hours per week
- 9am to 5pm Mon - Thurs (1 hour off for lunch)
- Monthly meetings 2nd Tuesday evening
- Special meetings as needed
$13 - $18 / hour depending on experience
- One week paid vacation after one year of employment
- Accrued sick time
- Financial reconciliation, preferably Quick Books
- Microsoft Office
- Grant Research experience
- Knowledge of regulations for city government
- Notary, or willingness to become a notary
This is the first step of the application process. Candidates will receive an official application for step two that must be returned to city hall via email, fax, or in person. By completing step two you are consenting to a criminal background and credit check.
As of November 12th, The Jones County Commissioner has issued a burn ban in Jones County for the next 90 days. There are NO agricultural exemptions under this burn ban.