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:

  • Brent Money, Attorney, Greenville
  • Art Acevedo, Police Chief, Austin
  • John Hrncir, Governmental Relations, Austin
  • Mitch Fuller, Mayor Pro Tem, Cedar Park
  • Tom Tagliabue, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, Corpus Christi
  • Carlos Gallinar, Planning Director, El Paso
  • Landon Stallings, Fire Marshal, Fort Worth
  • Tom Schoolcraft, Mayor, Helotes
  • Rick Schroder, City Administrator, Helotes
  • Tom Allen, Assistant City Attorney,  Houston
  • Charles Green, Police Department, Houston
  • Judge Barbara Hartle, Municipal Court, Houston
  • Don Pagel, Deputy Director of Administration and Regulatory Affairs, Houston
  • Lucy Johnson, Mayor, Kyle
  • Garett Nelson, Fire Marshal, Lubbock
  • Teclo Garcia, Director of Government Affairs, McAllen
  • Keith McMullin, Mayor, Port Aransas
  • David Ellison, Assistant City Manager, San Antonio
  • Renee Frieda, Assistant Director of Human Resources, San Antonio
  • Daniel Gonzalez, Fire Department, San Antonio
  • Charles Hood, Fire Chief, San Antonio
  • David Martinez, Deputy Fire Chief, San Antonio
  • Michael Cosentino, City Attorney, San Marcos
  • Leo Olivares, City Manager, Weslaco
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