- Our Community
The government of Bexar County serves over 2 million residents, consists of 5,000 employees, and has a combined operating and capital budget of $1.6 billion. This extensive organization is devoted to justice, community, business, and supporting veterans. They have had success in responsible management of revenue, allocating funds to support business, and underwriting crucial public projects.
With no state income tax, a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of 1.7 trillion, and a highly skilled workforce, Texas leads the nation in private sector job creation and is simply the best location for your business to thrive in. The government of Texas is known for cutting taxes and regulations and offers convenient ways to obtain licenses and permits in all 254 counties.
Incorporated in 1959, the City of Windcrest is governed by 5 members of the City Council and the Mayor. They are elected citywide to a two-year term with no term limits. City Council meetings are public and held the third Monday of every month. The City Council members, officers, and the mayor are always active, upstanding citizens with backgrounds in selfless public service and smart business.
Our city manager form of government is efficient and committed to working with businesses to keep taxes low and the permitting process fast. The city government considers business interests a high priority and seeks to facilitate and encourage good business practices whenever possible.
The Windcrest Police Department is known for its dedication to duty in protecting the citizens and property of Windcrest and boldly enforcing local, state, and federal laws. They are a highly trained group of professionals whose vigilant presence keeps peace in Windcrest and ensures the security of businesses. The Windcrest Police Department develops strong relationships with local businesses and is always ready whenever needed.
Similarly, the Windcrest Volunteer Fire Department has established a 50-year legacy of fast responses and brave firefighters. Their fleet includes two fully-furnished engines. Even as volunteers, the firefighters are a team dedicated to the community’s safety to the point of giving their lives.
Additionally, Windcrest has a Public Works Department with the important responsibility of maintaining the city’s streets, green spaces, and municipal facilities as well as ensuring street and traffic lights are working properly.
For more information on the government of Windcrest, please visit the City website.