City of Southlake honored Mayor Pro Tem Randy Williamson for his service and dedication for serving on City Council at last night’s City Council meeting on May 21.
Williamson stepped down due to the Council term limit provision of the City Charter. Ronell Smith took his place in Place 4. Councilmembers John Huffman, Place 5 and Chad Patton, Place 3 were also sworn in to serve a second term at last night’s meeting.
Councilmember Williamson was first elected to City Council Place 4 in 2013 and was selected to serve as Mayor Pro Tem from 2015 to 2019. During his terms, he managed quality development, addressed infrastructure needs, protected the strong financial position of the City and supported public safety.
He also played an early and active role in the development of a high-quality recreation center, now known as Champions Club.
Prior to his time on City Council, Mayor Pro Tem Williamson served on several boards and committees, including the Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods Standing Committee, the Parks and Recreation Board and the Planning and Zoning Commission. During his time on the City Council, he provided leadership and guidance on key policy issues such as financial management, mobility and park development by serving as a member of the Audit Committee, participating in of the Southlake 2030 Committee during the development of the Mobility Master Plan and also acting as President of the Southlake Parks and Development Corporation for four years.
No stranger to community service, Mayor Pro Tem Williamson also spent his time volunteering as a coach for the Southlake Baseball Association, Dragon Youth Football and Southlake Parks Flag Football.
“Randy Williamson has been a great asset to Southlake,” stated Mayor Laura Hill, “He has helped us so much over the years to accomplish our goals, and we will miss him.”