Bee Cave officials accept Bill Goodwin's resignation from City Council

Bee Cave City Council accepted Bill Goodwin's resignation April 7. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bee Cave City Council accepted Bill Goodwin's resignation April 7. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

Bee Cave City Council accepted Bill Goodwin's resignation April 7. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

Bee Cave City Council has officially accepted Bill Goodwin's resignation from the body.

The vote came during a special called meeting April 7 following Goodwin's April 1 written resignation.

Council Member Andrea Willott said she wanted to clarify that Goodwin did not identify a term from which he resigned, and the April 7 action is only effective through the end of April, as Goodwin is still running unopposed for the upcoming election.

Council Member Jon Cobb also pointed out that even though he resigned from City Council verbally on March 28 following a heated exchange between Cobb and Goodwin, Cobb is still attending council meetings so the body can continue to operate under a quorum.

City Manager Clint Garza had explained earlier that council can only accept written, not verbal resignations.


Following the unanimous vote to accept the resignation, Acting Mayor Kara King said she welcomed the opportunity for Goodwin to come before council some time in the future so the body may thank him publicly for his service.

Later during the April 7 meeting, council also discussed appointing someone to replace Goodwin.

Three people submitted applications for the position, and following discussion of the item, applicant Kevin Hight, who also serves on the Bee Cave Planning and Zoning Commission, was appointed by council through a unanimous vote to fill Goodwin's seat.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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