City Officials Testify

When the legislature is in session, nothing compares to the effectiveness of city officials testifying at the Capitol. City officials who take their time to travel to Austin to speak out on important city issues should be applauded by us all.

Among the city officials who recently testified in front of legislative committees are the following:

  • Detective Eric Vickers, Police Department, Abilene
  • P.D. Jackson, Police Department, Allen
  • Mike Bass, Assistant Director Code Compliance, Arlington
  • Jimmy Bennett, City Council, Arlington
  • Commander Donald Baker, Police Department, Austin
  • Greg Canally, Deputy CFO, Austin
  • Virginia Collier, City Planner, Austin
  • Sam A. Listi, City Manager, Belton
  • Bruce Hanson, City Council, Corinth
  • Tom Tagliabue, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, Corpus Christi
  • Patrick Welsh, Police Department, Dallas
  • Bryan Langley, Assistant City Manager, Denton
  • Chris Watts, City Council, Denton
  • James Mauldin, City Treasurer, Fort Worth
  • Christa Lopez Reynolds, Assistant City Attorney, Fort Worth
  • Steven Catskill, Police Department, Houston
  • Ron Walker, Police Department, Houston
  • Sameera Kapasi Mahendru, Senior Assistant Attorney, Houston
  • Max Duplant, Chief Financial Officer, Irving
  • Jack Pratt, Mayor, Kerrville
  • Raul Salinas, Mayor, Laredo
  • David Hillock, Mayor, Little Elm
  • Clayton Chandler, City Manager, Mansfield
  • Bill Lane, Public Safety Director and Senior Staff Attorney, Mansfield
  • Steve Lindsey, City Council, Mansfield
  • Ramon Navarro, Deputy Director of Engineering, McAllen
  • Bryan Easum, City Administrator, Mont Belvieu
  • Ruben Villarreal, Mayor, Rio Grande City
  • Ben Gorzell, Jr., Chief Financial Officer, San Antonio
  • John Jacks, Assistant Director of Development, San Antonio
  • James Jones, Police Department, San Antonio
  • Roderick Sanchez, Development Department Director, San Antonio
  • Gregory Wortham, Mayor, Sweetwater
  • Dave Claunch, Mayor, West Lake Hills
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