City of Terrell Hills

Terrell Hills is a suburban community off the Old Austin Highway five miles northeast of downtown San Antonio in central Bexar County. The community was named for Frederick Terrell, who promoted the area as a residential addition in the late 1920s. One business and a population of 1,236 were reported there in 1930. Learn more about our history...

City Government

City council meeting information, Open Records Requests, and all things City Government related are here.


Online Resources

Various online resources including City Council agenda, Open Records Request, Online Citation Payment and Building Permits are here for your convenience.


City Departments

Police Department information, Fire / EMS Department information, Public Works information, Municipal Court information.

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Here to Serve Terrell Hills


John B. Low

City Mayor

John B. Low has lived in Terrell Hills since 1992.  He has served as Mayor since 2020 and on City Council for 6 years prior to that.  In addition, John served on the Board of Adjustment and the Planning and Zoning Committee of Terrell Hills.  He also served for 5 years on the Alamo Heights School Foundation Board.  Professionally, he is the managing partner of the Law Offices of John B. Low, PC, a transactional law firm.  John is married to Rhonda Brannan and has 3 children, Blakely, Madeline and Robert and one granddaughter Erin.

City Council
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Gail Baham

Chief of Police

Chief Baham has dedicated 18 years of service with the Terrell Hills Police Department. Chief Baham serves Terrell Hills as a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy as well as the Bill Blackwood’s Law Enforcement Management Institute Leadership Command College.  Chief Baham holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s of Public Administration Degree with a focus on Disaster Management from Sam Houston State University. Chief Baham is excited to lead the Terrell Hills Police Department into a prosperous future by ensuring the safety and security of the citizens whom she proudly serves.

Police Department
Billy Knupp - Terrell Hills Fire Chief

Billy Knupp

Fire Chief

Chief Knupp has been with Terrell Hills for 26 Years, he came to us from Kerrville Fire department where he started his career as a Firefighter/EMT in 1993. While at Terrell Hills he has risen through the ranks from Firefighter/Paramedic to Fire Chief. He is a graduate of the National Fire Academy and The Texas Fire Chief’s Academy. Billy is married to Maggi and they have three boys Kamdon, Conner and Kinsey.

Fire Department

News & Notices

Tax Rate Public Hearing

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Please select the link for the Notice of Public Hearing on the Tax Rate

Back to School PSA 2023

Back to School PSA

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Back to School Reminder

Notice of Tax Rate

Tax Rate Notice

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2023 Tax Rate Notice
CITY HALL (210) 824-7401
FAX (210) 822-2297
Police & Fire Dispatch (210) 824-1009
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm