Norie Gonzalez Garza was elected Mayor in 2022. Mayor Garza is a lifelong resident of Mission, graduated from Mission High School in 1977, and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from then Pan American University in 1981.
Mayor Garza was ﬁrst elected to the Mission City Council in 2007 having served in that capacity until May 2022, she served as Mayor Pro Tem from 2012 to 2020. Mayor Garza is the broker/ owner of a real estate brokerage agency since 1991 and manages other personal business ventures.
Mayor Garza has served as a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Financial Advisory Committee, the Complete Count Committee, the Boys and Girls of Mission Board of Directors, the Agape Christian School Board of Directors, and the Texas Citrus Fiesta Board of Directors. Mayor Garza served as interim Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3. Prior to becoming a councilwoman, Mayor Garza served three terms as a Mission Consolidated Independent School District Board Trustee.
Currently, Mayor Garza is a member of the Amigos Del Valle, Inc. Board of Directors, serving as Treasurer, Lower Rio Grande Development Council, RGV Metropolitan Planning Organization, Mission Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors, Anzalduas Bridge Board of Directors serving as Vice Chairman, Mission Chamber of Commerce and Tropical Texas Behavioral Health Board of Trustees. In addition, Garza is a member of the National Association of Realtors and the Greater McAllen Association of Realtors serving as a member of the Political Action Committee.
Mayor Garza is committed to increasing economic development and improving the quality of life for all residents by collaborating with local and state leaders.
Hello! The City Council and I are pleased to welcome you to the City’s website. Mission offers a unique cultural experience, including but not limited to historical landmarks, a museum, entertainment attractions, an annual parade, outdoor recreational facilities, and amazing scenic beauty. The comfortable weather and climate of Mission, as well as our citizens’ friendly hospitality, ensure that Mission has something for everyone, including our neighbors to the South and our friends from the North. A rapidly expanding population accommodated by a growing business community and the City’s highly trained and capable administration and staff have made Mission an ideal location to visit, do business or call home. We hope that you find our website informative and if you have any questions or need any information, please contact our City Offices at (956) 580-8662. Once again, welcome to the City of Mission, Texas.