Office of the Mayor

Mayor Frank Ritchie

Elected in the May 2023 General Election, Mayor Ritchie and his family have called Boerne home for many years. He is heavily involved in the community in addition to being a business owner and a local pastor.

Mayor's Responsibilities

The Boerne mayor is elected at large by Boerne residents and serves a two-year term with no term limits. The mayor is the presiding officer of the City Council. The mayor is recognized as head of the City government for all ceremonial purposes and by the governor for purposes of military law. The mayor may debate and discuss any matters before the council but only votes in the event of a tie. When authorized by the council, the mayor signs all official documents. The mayor appoints, with the advice and consent of the council, the members of citizen advisory boards and commissions.

Contacting the Mayor

The mayor meets with citizens and community groups by appointment only. Email Mayor Ritchie your questions and concerns directly or to schedule an appointment.

Mayoral Proclamations and Ceremonial Documents

The mayor issues proclamations and other ceremonial documents to congratulate, honor, or recognize a City of Boerne resident or organization. These documents include:

  • Proclamations
  • Letters of Congratulation and Celebration
  • Certificates of Commendation

Ceremonial documents are reserved for people, places or events that positively contribute to the economic, social, and/or cultural fabric of the City of Boerne.

Learn more about proclamations and ceremonial documents.

Mayor's Blog

  1. Mayor's Blog | December 8, 2023

    Holiday greetings to one and all! I would like to thank everyone involved in making the Weihnachts Parade happen this past weekend. It was a wonderful parade and a great time to be downtown enjoying our wonderful community. Once again, our community...

  2. Mayor's Blog | December 1, 2023

    Season’s greetings, my brothers and sisters. My hope is that everyone experienced an amazing Thanksgiving and some well-deserved rest and time with family. I was able to and it filled my heart to see our wonderful community celebrate. As we...

  3. Mayor’s Blog | November 15, 2023

    Good day, my friends. As always, I pray this blog finds everyone well and hopefully in the holiday spirit. It has been a quiet week as it pertains to the role of mayor. I did, however, receive an email thanking some City employees who helped a member...