From Executive Order No. GA-29: Effective at 12:0 1 p.m. on July 3, 2020, every person in Texas shall wear a face covering over the nose and mouth when inside a commercial entity or other building or space open to the public, or when in an outdoor public space, wherever it is not feasible to maintain six feet of social distancing from another person not in the same household; provided, however, that this face-covering requirement does not apply to the following:


1. any person younger than 10 years of age;

2. any person with a medical condition or disability that prevents wearing a face covering;

3. any person while the person is consuming food or drink, or is seated at a restaurant to eat or drink;

4. any person while the person is (a) exercising outdoors or engaging in physical activity outdoors, and (b) maintaining a safe distance from other people not in the same household;

5. any person while the person is driving alone or with passengers who are part of the same household as the driver;

6. any person obtaining a service that requires temporary removal of the face covering for security surveillance, screening, or a need for specific access to the face, such as while visiting a bank or while obtaining a personal care service involving the face, but only to the extent necessary for the temporary removal;

7. any person while the person is in a swimming pool, lake, or similar body of water;

8. any person who is voting, assisting a voter, serving as a poll watcher, or actively administering an election, but wearing a face covering is strongly encouraged;

9. any person who is actively providing or obtaining access to religious worship, but wearing a face covering is strongly encouraged;

10. any person while the person is giving a speech for a broadcast or to an audience; or

11. any person in a county (a) that meets the requisite criteria  the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) regarding minimal cases of COVID-19, and (b) whose county judge has affirmatively opted-out of this face-covering requirement by filing with TDEM the required face-covering attestation form—provided, however, that wearing a face covering is highly recommended, and every county is strongly encouraged to follow these face-covering standards.


Counties exempted of GA-29

Phone:  903-364-2219 

City of Whitewright


Address: 206 W Grand Ave.         

Whitewright, Texas 75491


Phone: 903-364-2219

Fax: 903-364-3001         

Email: city@whitewright.com

This year's levy  to fund maintenance and operations expenditures exceeds last year's maintenance and operations tax levy. Also, this year's M&O tax rate is higher than the no-new-revenue maintenance and operations tax rate. The following statements must be included on the home page of any internet website operated by CITY OF WHITEWRIGHT.


THIS TAX RATE WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.50% AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY -$24.


City Hall is open Monday - Wednesday and Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday Noon to 5 p.m.

  • Limit of 1 person or household group in the lobby.
  • Mask required.


Utility Bills and Court fees can still be paid by mail or online, or left in the drop in the front door.

City of Whitewright
General Election
November 3, 2020

Candidates
Ballot Order


Mayor
Jamie Lawrence
Tona Shiplet

Councilmember Place 3
John Simon
Joshua Waller

Councilmember Place 4
Barry Wheeler
Russell Ponder

COVID-19 Information

Whitewright Municipal Building, 206 W Grand Ave | Google Street View map data ©2017 Google

The mission and vision of the City of Whitewright is committed to the safety, health, and quality of life, which meets the needs for its citizens, businesses and visitors. This is accomplished through the advancement of a strong and proficient municipality. A municipality which produces efficient, effective quality services and infrastructure. Where a progressive and solid foundation with honor and integrity.