George Bond was asked to resign from his position on Colleyville City Council by Mayor Bobby Lindamood on May 23, according to a city news release.

The Place 2 council member tendered his resignation after being arrested on the suspicion of driving while under the influence in the early morning hours of May 23 by the Colleyville Police Department, according to the city.

What they're saying

“I am saddened by the events surrounding the arrest of City Council member George Bond,” Lindamood said in a news release. “I am thankful that this action did not result in harm to himself or others. It is my sincere hope that George is able to secure the help necessary to live a happy and healthy life. However, in my opinion, this event has called into question George’s ability to serve as an elected official for our great city.”

The background

Bond was previously arrested by the Colleyville Police Department on the same charge on Feb. 14. He was absent from the Feb. 20 council meeting, according to the minutes of the meeting.

According to previous Community Impact reporting, Bond was a self-employed oil and gas lease and mineral broker as well as a Realtor when he ran for council in 2022. He previously served on the city’s planning and zoning commission.

What's next

His term expires in May 2025. According to the news release, council will discuss the matter of the vacancy in the June 4 meeting.