One day after the Volente City Council requested the resignation of both mayor David Springer and councilmember Bill Connors, Springer resigned. Councilmember Connors shares insights about the divisiveness at the small village on the north side of Lake Travis.
In a June 6 email to Volente city attorney Erin Selvera, mayor Springer resigned from his position, effective immediately. Mayor Pro Tem Chris Wilder accepted his resignation on June 7.
With his May 23 Federal Election Commission filing, Brian Newnan of River Place, formally declared his candidacy for the United States 2020 presidential election.
The 23-year River Place resident’s declaration lists his affiliation as a Democrat and Newnan joins 743 other candidates who have registered for the race as of June 3. Newnan has no previous experience holding a political office.
Leander ISD graduated more than 2,500 students last weekend including 647 from the Vandegrift class of 2019.
“Is there a better time of year than graduation,” asked Dan Troxell, LISD superintendent. “I am truly inspired and honored to tell people that our current group of public school students – from kindergarten to this graduating class – is the finest collection of young people I have seen in my more than 30 years in education.”