Celina resident Brandon Grumbles was formally sworn into his position on Celina City Council during a Jan. 9 meeting—his first as an official member.

How we got here

Grumbles was the only candidate to file for the council seat left open when his Place 6 predecessor, Tony Griggs, resigned in September. Griggs was originally elected in 2022 after serving as Celina’s chief of police from 2016-20.

There was no election prior to Grumbles’ appointment due to him being the sole candidate.

Grumbles’ experience includes serving on Celina’s Planning and Zoning Commission and his time as a local business owner.