Doctors discovered a mass in his spine earlier this month, and Morgan underwent surgery to remove the mass on Oct. 11, according to the statement.
“The business of the City of Round Rock continues unabated, with Mayor Pro Tem Writ Baese taking care of any necessary duties during my absence,” Morgan said in the statement. “We have an outstanding City Council that will continue to make sound decisions for Round Rock, and I know our staff will continue to deliver outstanding service to our residents, businesses and visitors.”
Morgan said he is awaiting results on the pathology of the mass. He said he would share more information about his prognosis when it becomes available and until then is focused on his recovery.
“I very much appreciate the thoughts and prayers of the community, and I ask for privacy for my family at this time,” Morgan said in the statement. “People who know me know that I remain optimistic and my faith is unwavering in the face of this difficulty.”