Don Warren, the owner of Lomoco, Inc., an oil and gas management firm, said Tuesday that he will seek the City Council District 4 seat next year.
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -
A Tyler native has announced he will run for Tyler City Council in the May 2014 election.
Don Warren, the owner of Lomoco, Inc., an oil and gas management firm, said Tuesday that he will seek the City Council District 4 seat next year. The current District 4 Councilmember, Martin Heines, recently announced his intention to run for mayor.
"After visiting with residents of the district as well as
community leaders over the past several months, I am excited to announce my
candidacy for City Council. Tyler has great momentum with the pay-as–you-go plan and the overall businesslike approach to City government. The City is
in great shape because of the work of the strong management team and the
commitment of current and past Mayors and Council Members. I believe my
background and experience serving on City committees as well as other diverse
community boards will be an asset in working as a member of the City Council. I
have passion for the City and a desire to work together to build consensus on
important projects that make our City great. I would consider it an honor to be
elected to this position." said Warren in a release.
Warren, a graduate of Texas Tech University, has served as a volunteer on the City of Tyler Planning and Zoning
Commission and is currently serving as Co -Chairman of the Bergfeld Park
Improvement Project. Warren is also involved in the community as a Co-Chairman
of the Downtown Tyler Art Center Task Force and as a Board member and volunteer
at Gateway to Hope. In the past, Warren has served as a Board Member of the Smith
County Child Welfare Board, the Saint Marcus Compassion House and the Tyler
Museum of Art.