The City of Taylor is a "Council / City Manager" form of government. Council members are elected by the citizens and registered voters of Taylor. The City is divided into 4 Districts or Precincts and has 1 Council representative from each, as well as council member elected at large. Council terms are 3 years and staggered with elections held in May. The Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem are elected every year from within the Council members themselves and serve a 1 year term in these positions.