EFFECTIVE AUGUST 04, 2020
The City Council of the City of Poteet approved an extension of the MAYORAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION OF A LOCAL STATE OF DISASTER AND PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY regarding Health and Safety Policy and Facial Covering for the City of Poteet effective immediately and for the next 30 days. To view a PDF version of the document please click
Notice of Postponement of the May 2, 2020 General Election
On March 13, 2020, the Governor of the State of Texas certified that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) poses an imminent threat of disaster and, under the authority vested in the Governor by Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code, declared a state of disaster for all counties in Texas.
On March 18, 2020, the Governor issued a Proclamation suspending certain sections of the Texas Election Code, among others, to allow political subdivisions of the State that would otherwise hold elections on May 2, 2020, to postpone General and Special Elections to the next uniform election date, which will occur on November 3, 2020.
On March 23, 2020, the City Council of the City of Poteet at its Special Called Meeting voted to approve a Resolution to postpone the City’s May 2, 2020, General Election until November 3, 2020.