Pflugerville officials call City Council, charter amendment elections for November

Up for reelection on Nov. 2 are Place 3 Council Member Omar Pena and Place 5 Council Member Mike Heath. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Up for reelection on Nov. 2 are Place 3 Council Member Omar Pena and Place 5 Council Member Mike Heath. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Up for reelection on Nov. 2 are Place 3 Council Member Omar Pena and Place 5 Council Member Mike Heath. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Two City Council places and several City Charter amendments will be on the local ballot for Pflugerville this November.

Up for election on Nov. 2 are City Council places 3 and 5, which are occupied by Council Members Omar Pena and Mike Heath, respectively. Both were elected to council in 2018.

So far, Heath and Jim McDonald, who both serve on the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation board of directors, have filed for a spot in Place 5.

Kimberly Holiday, Bradley Hickman and Adline Brewer have filed to run for Place 3, but Pena has reached his term limit and will not be able to run for reelection, according to information from the city secretary’s office.

The deadline for applicants to file to run against the two candidates is Monday, Aug. 16.



Thirteen City Charter amendments, all formatted as yes or no questions, will also be on the ballot. Voters will decide on a range of changes, including whether or not the mayor and city manager will set and approve City Council meeting agendas, whether the city’s financial reports should be submitted quarterly and whether officials should create the position of executive assistant for City Council.

For full text of the City Charter amendments, click here.

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. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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