FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Tarrant County Choose Glen Whitley introduced Tuesday that he won’t search a fifth time period within the upcoming 2022 election.
Choose Whitley has served because the Tarrant County Choose since 2007, having beforehand served as a Tarrant County Commissioner since 1997.
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“After a lot deliberation with fellow leaders, buddies, and, most significantly, my household, I’ve determined that now could be the time to arrange for the following chapter of management for Tarrant County. It has been one of many best honors of my life to serve my County and to take action alongside my fellow Commissioners. I’m happy with all that we have now completed collectively to make Tarrant County among the many most revolutionary and collaborative counties within the nation,” stated Choose Whitley.
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Since 1997, Tarrant County’s inhabitants has grown by practically 62%, including greater than 818,000 residents. Throughout that very same time, Choose Whitley has seen the County’s tax fee lower by 11.6%.
In his position, Choose Whitley presides over the Tarrant County Commissioners Court docket and supplies management on points associated to coverage and county providers, together with approval and oversight of the county funds, setting of the tax fee, ordering elections, and authorization of all county contracts. The choose additionally serves as the top of emergency administration for the County.
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The final election for Tarrant County Choose shall be held on November 8, 2022, with a main to be held on March 1, 2022, pending redistricting.