What is Home Rule?

The City of Alvarado is currently a General Law City governed by the Lws of the State of Texas.  Because the City has grown to over 5,000 in population, the Texas Constitution allows the City to establish its own rules for municipal government by adopting a Home Rule Charter.

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1. What is Home Rule?
2. What is a city charter?
3. How is a Home Rule Charter adopted?
4. How was the public involved in the Home Rule Charter process?