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.

Fiscal Year 2018 Draft Budget


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

Anne Ballantyne - Terrell Hills City Mayor

Anne Ballantyne

City Mayor

Anne Mortimer Ballantyne is a native of Terrell Hills.  She has served as Mayor since 2014 and on City Council for 12 years prior to that.  In addition, Anne served on the Board of Adjustment and the Planning and Zoning Committee of Terrell Hills.  She served for 9 years on the Alamo Heights ISD School Board and currently serves on the St. David’s Episcopal School Board in Terrell Hills.  Anne is married to Steve and has 3 children, Patrick, Katy and Brian and 5 grandchildren.

City Council
William Foley - Terrell Hills Police Chief

William Foley

Chief of Police

Chief Foley has been with the Terrell Hills Police department since 2004 when he accepted a patrol officer position. Chief Foley serves Terrell Hills as a graduate of the LEMIT Leadership Command College, the FBI National Academy and a degree in Justice Administration. He is currently working on an Executive Master of Public Service and Administration Degree at Texas A&M University and continues his involvement with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Chief Foley is fond of quoting, "always treat people with dignity, fairness and respect."

Police Department
Billy Knupp - Terrell Hills Fire Chief

Billy Knupp

Fire Chief

Chief Knupp has been with Terrell Hills for 21 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


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Coyote Sightings

Coyote Sightings

Coyote Sightings have recently become a frequent occurrence in Terrell Hills and the surrounding areas.

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