City Council

Meetings

Virtual Meetings

Odessa City Council is having virtual meetings through Webex and they are not meeting in Council Chambers due to the threat of COVID-19. Learn more about joining these meetings and submitting requests to comment or speak at them, visit the Virtual Meetings page.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

Javier Joven
Mayor


Mayor Contact and Biography



Mark Matta
District 1


Mark Matta Contact & Biography



Steven P Thompson
District 2


Steven Thompson Contact & Biography

Detra White
District 3

Detra White

Detra White Contact & Biography

Tom Sprawls
District 4

Tom Sprawls

Tom Sprawls Contact & Biography

Mari Willis
District 5

Mari Willis

Mari Willis Contact & Biography

Denise Swanner
At-Large


Denise Swanner Contact & Biography



Overview

The City Council is the legislative policy-making body of the City. Council members:

  • Approve contracts
  • Adopt regulatory ordinances and resolutions
  • Approve the annual budget
  • Determine the tax rate
  • Provide direction to the City Manager and other Council appointees
  • And provide a forum for active community participation in setting and achieving City policies, goals and objectives

Membership & Terms

The Odessa City Council is comprised of 5 City Council members elected by districts, 1 At-Large member and the Mayor, who is elected at large. City Council members serve staggered 4 year terms, current term information is as follows:

NamePositionTerm Expires

Javier Joven

Mayor

November 5, 2024

Mark Matta

District 1

November 5, 2024

Steven P. Thompson

District 2

November 5, 2024

Detra White

District 3

November 8, 2022

Tom Sprawls

District 4

November 8, 2022

Mari Willis

District 5

November 8, 2022

Denise Swanner

At-Large

November 5, 2024


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