DEPARTMENTS

Regular meetings of the City of San Elizario Council are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm at Council Chambers, located at 12004 Socorro Rd., Suite B. The agenda is posted at City Hall and here at least 72 hours in advance of the meetings.

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ANTONIO ARAUJO

MAYOR

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LETICIA MIRANDA

ALDERPERSON PLACE 1

Alderperson Miranda is a fourth generation San Elizarian. She is a retired social services advocate. She was the chair of the finance committee during the successful effort to incorporate San Elizario and her skills in organization and accounting have carried through as she continues to manage a majority of the City of San Elizario’s finances. Her primary goal on Council is to advocate on behalf of the City’s constituents and she participates in continuing education courses to better serve her position. Alderperson Miranda is the proud mother of a teenage daughter, the City of San Elizario’s hardest working, unofficial intern.

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DAVID CANTU

ALDERPERSON PLACE 2

Alderman Cantu is an educator with a Masters Degree in Professional Technical Education. He works for the San Elizario Independent School District as a substitute teacher and has been able to introduce the “new city” to many of our young students. He has been a resident of San Elizario for over 40 years and was part of the committee to incorporate San Elizario. Alderman Cantu heads up the Grants Steering Committee, making crucial decisions on which grants to pursue and facilitating the research and work necessary to obtain funding to improve the quality of life for San Elizario residents while at the same time, easing the cost required by the City.

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LORENZO E. LEYVA SR.

ALDERPERSON PLACE 3

Alderperson Leyva grew up in the City of San Elizario. He attended Alarcon Elementary, GEMS and San Elizario High School. From the time he was legally able to, he became a public servant and has served the community of San Elizario and others in different capacities to include being a volunteer firefighter and EMT. He has been a Texas Peace Officer for 15 years and is a member of the prestigious Knights of Columbus. He is a husband to his wife Melissa of 19 years and father of two sons, Arturo and Lorenzo. He is a family man with a lifetime commitment to publicly serving his beloved community.

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MARIA COVERNALI

ALDERPERSON PLACE 4

Alderperson Covernali is a domestic violence survivor and founder of Familias Triunfadoras, Inc., a non-profit organization. Maria, as Executive Director and Certified Community Health Worker Instructor by the State of Texas Health Department, trains and certifies community health workers. Maria has trained over 300 Community Health Workers. 80% of the Community Health Workers are survivors of domestic violence. She has over 25 years working in the community, where help and information for preventive medicine is hard to access. Maria has developed over 20 projects for the community, including infrastructure (natural gas, potable water, sewage) to those lacking such services. Maria is a mother and the grandmother of 12 children.

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GEORGE ALMANZAR

ALDERPERSON PLACE 5

Alderperson Almanzar is a life-long resident of San Elizario. His family has roots in San Elizario dating back to the late 1800’s. He is married to Nora Almanzar and they have three children. Both he and his wife work for the San Elizario Independent School District. He takes pride in representing the City of San Elizario and enjoys giving back to the constituents of this wonderful community. His goal is to see the City progress while maintaining its identity and small town feel.

MAYA SANCHEZ

CITY ADMINISTRATOR
msanchez@cityofsanelizario.com

NANCY MONTES

CITY CLERK
nmontes@cityofsanelizario.com

GUILLERMO REYES

BUILDING OFFICIAL
greyes@cityofsanelizario.com

CONTACT INFORMATION

12710 Church St.
P.O. Box 1723
San Elizario, Texas, 79849

915.974.7037
info@cityofsanelizario.com

CITY COUNCIL

Antonio Araujo
Mayor
mayor18@cityofsanelizario.com

Leticia Miranda
Alderperson Place 1
alderperson1@cityofsanelizario.com

David Cantu
Alderperson Place 2
alderperson2@cityofsanelizario.com

Lorenzo E. Leyva Sr.
Alderperson Place 3
alderperson3@cityofsanelizario.com

Maria Covernali
Alderperson Place 4
alderperson4@cityofsanelizario.com

George Almanzar
Alderperson Place 5
alderperson5@cityofsanelizario.com

CITY STAFF

Maya Sanchez
City Administrator
msanchez@cityofsanelizario.com

Nancy Montes
City Clerk
nmontes@cityofsanelizario.com

Guillermo Reyes
Building Official
greyes@cityofsanelizario.com

Monica Leon
Municipal Court Clerk
mleon@cityofsanelizario.com