4344 State Hwy 79 South
Wichita Falls, Texas 76310

Call : 940-691-6603

Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Category: Corona Virus Announcements


As the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves, the Texas Municipal League is working with state and federal officials and city leaders to limit the spread of the virus, mitigate health and economic risk, and protect our communities.

TML has compiled these resources to assist your city in controlling the spread of the coronavirus and educating the public on prevention tips.


Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Implementing Essential Services And Activities Protocols

In his latest Executive Order to protect Texans, Gov. Greg Abbott released a video message Wednesday afternoon mandating Texans to stay home as officials work to address COVID-19 concerns.

The order goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. April 2 and requires all Texans to stay home unless they are “participating in an essential service or activity.”

For a list of all essential services and activities click here.

Read the full statement below:

Governor Greg Abbott today released a video with a statewide to message to all Texans as his Executive Order goes into effect requiring all Texans to stay home unless they are participating in an essential service or activity. A list of essential services and activities as defined under the Executive Order can be found here. The Executive Order goes into effect at 12:01 AM, April 2nd

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Monitoring

The City of Lakeside City is monitoring the progression of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and its potential impact on the community.

The City of Lakeside City is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all its citizens and staff. We ask that residents follow Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders and remain at home as much as possible to decrease the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Texas Case Counts – COVID-19

More information on how you can help keep your family and those in the community safe visit the CDC website.

Office of the Mayor Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

Thank you! Thanks to the Mayor and City Council who have have been diligently monitoring State and local trends during this situation and are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders. Thanks to their families who love and support them.

Thanks to our citizens for their patience and understanding during these unprecedented times. We’re all in this mess together and your support, as always, is appreciated.

Please see the letter below from the office of the Mayor.

City Hall CLOSED

City Hall (199 Bowman Road)
• The City Hall office will remain CLOSED until further notice.
• The after-hour drop box remains open 24/7.
• Staff can be reached at (940) 691-6603 (M-F 8:00–5:00).
• Payments in the form of cash, checks, and money orders will be accepted at the drop box out front of City Hall. (CHECKED DAILY)
• Payments can be submitted electronically (contact your financial institution).
• Payments can be made online at www.lakesidecitytx.org
• Payments and correspondence can be mailed to P.O. Box 4287, Wichita Falls, TX 76308.
Public Safety (police, fire, emergency medical services)
• Report emergencies at 911.   *Please notify the dispatcher if you or any family members are experiencing or have experienced any COVID-19 symptoms.
Emergency Management
• The State of Disaster for a Public Health Emergency remains in effect until further notice.
Water and Wastewater                                                                                 
• Utility workers will continue providing essential services.
• After-hour emergencies can be reported at (940) 733-5112.
• Regular trash pickup remains on Monday mornings.
• Requests for bulk trash pickup (first Tuesday of every month) can be made by telephone at (877) 592-5030.
Eric Stevens, City Administrator
City of Lakeside City
PO Box 4287
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
(940) 691-6603

Playground Equipment In Public Parks Closed

The City of Lakeside City remains in a local state of disaster for public health. Due to the nature of public playground equipment, public picnic tables, public basketball courts, and other public sports and recreational equipment which is not routinely cleaned or disinfected, ALL PUBLIC EQUIPMENT IN THE PARK WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The public walk trail at the park in Lakeside City remains open to the public; however, social distancing is required in the park. Please maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from people who do not share the same residence as you and please avoid ALL social gatherings. Please stay healthy and safe as you enjoy the public parks.