Mayor - William M. "Bill" Hastings

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option
Mayor - Elected May 2019Hastings, Mayor Bill

William M. “Bill” Hastings, was elected Mayor of the City of Katy on May 4, 2019. Bill Hastings has served the Katy Community for 43 years. He was with the Katy Police Department for 32 years, serving 10 years as the Katy Police Department Chief of Police.

He is a four-time recipient of the 100 Club “Police Officer of the Year” award for Harris and Fort Bend Counties. He is a former Katy Volunteer Firefighter and Paramedic and is a United States Coast Guard Veteran. He has assisted in the facilitation of Emergency Response during six natural disasters. He is a graduate of the University of Houston Criminal Justice Academy and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy of Quantico.

He has served on the ARC of Katy Board of Directors, is a member of the Friends for Wishes benefiting the Make a Wish Foundation, serves on the Katy Christian Ministries Advisory Board and is a member of the Katy Business Association.

Bill and his wife, Susan Denise, are residents of the City of Katy.  They have five children and nine grandchildren.

Please feel free to contact the Mayor's office at Katy City Hall (281) 391-4800 or email directly at