Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo is Corpus Christi's 58th Mayor. She was elected with a strong mandate for progress to move the City forward. A former two-term Councilmember, her focus lies in building the economy, public safety, streets and infrastructure, and public health. Mayor Guajardo provides oversight to the City's $1 billion budget.
Mr. Zanoni was unanimously appointed to his position on April 23, 2019 by the Mayor and City Council. Hailing from the nationally recognized city management team in San Antonio, Zanoni brings more than two decades of municipal experience to oversee more than 3,000 employees, manage an annual budget of nearly $1 billion and serve more than 325,000 residents.
The City of Corpus Christi adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 4.69 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $16.87.