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The City of Bastrop is governed by a Council-Manager form of government in which the Council establishes City policy through ordinances and resolutions; and the City Manager carries out City policy and is responsible for City operations. The Bastrop City Council consists of the Mayor and five Council members. The Mayor and Council are elected at-large, which means they represent the entire City and that all registered voters may vote for all six places. Above picture from top left to right, Mayor Pro Tem John Kirkland, Member Kevin Plunkett, Member Jimmy Crouch. Bottom left to right, Member Cynthia Meyer, Mayor Lyle Nelson, Member Cheryl Lee.
City Council Meetings
Meets: 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month
6:30 pm
Location: Council Chambers - City Hall
  1311 Chestnut Street
Bastrop, Texas 78602
Council Members:
Name & Place Contact Information Term  Expires
Lyle Nelson
(512) 718-7843
 1st Term Expires May 2025

Cheryl Lee

(512) 718-5589

1st Term Expires May 2025

Cynthia Meyer

Place 2

(512) 718-9300

1st Term Expires May 2024

Kevin Plunkett
Place 3

(512) 718-5421
2nd Term Expires May 2026
Jimmy Crouch
Place 4

(512) 718-7841

1st Term Expires May 2024

John Kirkland
Place 5

Mayor Pro-Tem

(512) 718-5102
1st Term Expires May 2025

The Mission of the City of Bastrop is to continuously strive to provide innovative and proactive services that enhance our authentic way of life to achieve our vision.