City Council

Lorena City Council meets the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. except in January and February when they meet the 4th Monday of the month due to the Martin Luther King and Presidents Day Holidays.  Council meetings are held at Lorena City Hall, located at 107-A South Frontage Road, Lorena, TX 76655.  Meeting dates for 2023 are as follows:

Jan 23rd, Feb 27th, Mar 20th, Apr 17th, May 15th, Jun 19th, Jul 17th, Aug 21st, Sep 18th, Oct 16th, Nov 20th and Dec 18th.

Texas Municipal League Handbook for Mayors and Councilmembers

The Handbook presents an overview of the functions, powers, and responsibilities of mayors and councilmembers in home rule and general law cities. Topics covered include policy development, budgeting and financial administration, council meetings, conflicts of interest, personal liability, and media relations.  Lorena is a Type A General Law City.

Council Members

Council members are as follows: 
  • Tommy Ross, Mayor              mayor@lorenatx.gov
    Term Expires May 2023
  • Katrina George
    Term Expires May 2023 
  • Emily McKenzie
    Term Expires May 2024



  • Shane Phillips
    Term Expires May 2023
  • Jason Blanek
    Term Expires May 2024
  • Kelly Yarbrough
    Term Expires May 2024
Council members are elected at large annually for a two year term. Elections are held the first Saturday in May.