Southlake chooses first female mayor

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Residents elected Laura Hill as the city’s first female mayor May 9.

“I feel thrilled and honored beyond words,” Hill said.

Hill, a co-owner of Downey Publishing, said she is working with city staff to put together a nine-month vision plan. She said her plan involves making sure residents have earlier input when it comes to developing land, creating a new ethics ordinance for City Council members and commissioners, and working with Carroll ISD and the chamber of commerce to form SKIL, or Southlake Kids Interested in Leading.
By Sherelle Black
Sherelle joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2014 as a reporter for the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. She was promoted in 2015 to editor of the GCS edition. In August 2017, Sherelle became the editor of the Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. Sherelle covers transportation, economic development, education and features.


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