New appointments in Kyle ushered in following conclusion of runoff election

A round of new appointments in Kyle has been executed following a postponement in early December. (Screenshot courtesy city of Kyle)
A round of new appointments in Kyle has been executed following a postponement in early December. (Screenshot courtesy city of Kyle)

A round of new appointments in Kyle has been executed following a postponement in early December. (Screenshot courtesy city of Kyle)

A round of new appointments in the city of Kyle has been executed following a postponement in early December.

Officials agreed upon the delay during the first City Council meeting in December until the results of the Dec. 8 runoff were clear. Mayor Travis Mitchell ended up winning his bid for re-election against challenger Linda Tenorio, so the appointments took place during council’s Dec. 15 meeting.


Among those appointed to positions and seats on various boards and bodies was Council Member Rick Koch, who will continue his appointment as mayor pro tem.

The replacement of former Council Member Tracy Scheel on the Alliance Regional Water Authority Board of Directors has been delayed until January, but the City Council representative for the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will remain Mayor Travis Mitchell.

Finally, replacing Scheel on the Capital Area Council of Governments General Assembly will be Council Member Yvonne Flores-Cale.
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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