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Mayor & City Council

Colleyville City Councilmembers are elected at-large, which means the Councilmembers represent the entire city, not an electoral district of the city. The Councilmembers are elected by all voters in the city, not a voter group defined by a geographical area.

Mayor David Kelly
Term Expires: May 2016
Address: 905 Inwood Lane
Phone: 817.235.6105
Colleyville Resident Since: 1997

As mayor, I wish to continue with our city's economic growth, increase our parklands, provide first class city services and ensure that the needs of our residents are met.

Married to Debbie Kelly, a realtor with Keller Williams Realty, and son, Chad LaPrelle, a police officer with the city of Frisco, Texas.

Certified Financial Planner and Principal with Cornerstone Professional Advisor Services, LLC, an independent registered investment advisory firm.

Community Involvement:
President - Colleyville Economic Development Corporation Chairman
Colleyville Tax Increment Financing District Director -
Colleyville Crime Control and Prevention District Member -
Chairman - North Central Texas Council of Governments Emergency Preparedness Planning Council -  
Colleyville Audit Committee Member -
Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange (GRACE) Active Member
Colleyville Police Department Citizens on Patrol Active Member
Colleyville Fire Department Rehab Response Unit Advisory Board
Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board
Varsity announcer for Grapevine High School baseball games
Past President - Tenth Man Club - Grapevine High School Baseball Booster Club 


Mike Taylor, Mayor Pro Tem
Term Expires: May 2015
Address: 5209 Coventry Place
Phone: 817.366.5557
Colleyville Resident Since: 1984

I believe that character, integrity and leadership are essential elements for members of the Colleyville City Council. I believe our citizens want a fair, open, equal and stable political atmosphere where reasonable people can make informed decisions with positive results for Colleyville's future.

As your councilman, I support:
Economic development that expands our commercial tax base with high quality development and merchants that meet the needs of Colleyville citizens; improved maintenance on our failing streets; maintaining our current property tax rate; relieving rush hour congestion with key intersection improvements; maintaining the highest level of public safety with state-of-the-art police and fire protection; installing protected turns at neighborhoods where needed; rebuilding deteriorating streets in our older neighborhoods; upgrading our storm water drainage system in problem areas; improving facilities and programs for our youth, senior citizens and library; planning and land acquisition for future park and recreation needs; working with Colleyville businesses during the re-construction of Colleyville Boulevard to protect our commercial property sales and tax base; protecting Colleyville neighborhoods to preserve our residential quality of life and preserving Colleyville's treasured "small town" atmosphere.

Mike grew up in Smithfield and has been a resident of northeast Tarrant County since 1955. He has been married to Susan Fears Taylor for 32 years. Susan, a Product Specialist for Apple also serves as a commissioner on the Tarrant County Historic Commission, president of the Colleyville Garden Club and is involved in Metroport Meals on Wheels senior luncheons, Friends of the Colleyville Public Library and Colleyville Woman's Club.

Mike and Susan have one daughter, Caitlin Taylor, who graduated from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana with her degree in Theater Performance and now lives and works in New York City. Caitlin graduated from Colleyville Heritage High School.

Vice President, Financial adviser for Provident Strategies Group, a full service wealth management and independent investment advisory firm. Mike holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist designation.

Graduate of Richland High School 1970, attended Tarrant County Junior College NE 1970-71 and North Texas State University 1971-73

Community Involvement:
Colleyville City Councilmember Place 6
City Council Liaison: Metroport Teen Court Advisory Board
Director GCISD Education Foundation and member of the Investment Policy Committee.
Northeast Leadership Forum Friends of the Colleyville Public Library
Colleyville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Member and Past President of the Colleyville Lions Club
Director and Past Chairman Metroport Cities Partnership
Colleyville Citizen's Police Academy Alumni
Leadership Colleyville Alumni
Member and Past President Chelsea Park Neighborhood Association
Life Member and Past Chairman Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce
Republican Precinct Chairman 3323

Past Community Involvement:
City Council Place 2 ‘99-‘01
Former City Council Liaison: Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Traffic Safety Advisory Committee, SH26 Advisory Committee, Senior Center Advisory Committee
GCISD Education Foundation Grant Review Committee
CHHS Parent-Teacher Association
2004 City Charter Review Committee
Economic Development Corporation
Tax Increment Finance District
Crime Control and Prevention District
Economic Development Committee 2004
Colleyville Bond Streets and Roads Sub-Committee 1991
GCISD 2005-2006 Budget Review Committee
SH26 Advisory Board
GCISD 2005 Bond Steering Committee
GCISD Long Range Planning Committee 2002
Regional Transportation Council – Alternate
Tarrant County Crime Stoppers
NLF Texas Scholars Presenter
Leadership Colleyville and Leadership H-E-B
Grapevine Historical Society
H-E-B Rotary Club
Birdville I.S.D. Budget Advisory Committee
Northeast Tarrant Arts Council
Glenview Christian School Parent-Teacher Fellowship
Republican Election Judge

Lions Club International Melvin Jones Fellow 2009 Four Star Award of Merit, Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce, 1993 Director of the Year, Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce, 1992 Member of the Year, Northeast Tarrant Arts Council, 1992 Award of Merit, Birdville Independent School District, 1993

Carol Wollin, Place 1
Term Expires: May 2016
Address: 4600 Dartmoore Lane
Phone: 817.281.3058
Colleyville Resident Since: 1991

Married to Rick Wollin for 34 years and 3 children; David, Mark and Laurie who are all graduates of GCISD school system.

Community Volunteer; Retired Assistant Professor of Nursing

BS in Nursing from St. Olaf College, MN. Graduated Magna Cum Laude.
MS in Nursing from University of Minnesota

Current City Committees:
Colleyville Economic Development Corporation
Colleyville Crime Control and Prevention District
Colleyville Tax Increment Finance District
Community Involvement:
Colleyville Garden Club President 2007-present; member since 2000
Friends of the Colleyville Public Library Board Member since 2000; President 2002-2004
Colleyville Woman’s Club Member since 1993; Youth Recognition Committee since 1997; CWC Home Tour Publicity Chair 2006 and 2007, Co-Chair 2009; CWC Fashion Show Benefit Publicity Co-Chair 2009
ARTSNET Grant Review Panel 2010
Colleyville Citizen Police Academy Alumni; graduated 2009
Colleyville Lions Club 2010
Celebrate Colleyville Chair 2006-2007
Colleyville History Book Committee 2005-2006; Responsible for researching, writing and editing of the history book, Colleyville Here and Now, commemorating Colleyville’s 50th birthdayColleyville Library Board Founding Member 2001-2007
GCISD Board of Trustees President 1997-1998; Trustee 1993-1999
GC Education Foundation Founding Director 1998-2008; GCISD Education Foundation Steering Committee 1997-1998; Teacher Grants Review Committee Chair
Project Graduation President 1999 at Colleyville Heritage High School
Leadership Colleyville Graduate 1993
Past Athletic Booster Club Member at CHHS and GHS
Past Band Booster Club Member at CHHS
Past PTA/PTSA Board Member at Colleyville Heritage High School, Colleyville Middle School and O.C. Taylor Elementary School
Past Coach for youth soccer, baseball and softball

Chuck Mogged, Place 2
Term Expires: May 2016
Address: 3002 Edgewood Lane
Phone: 817.851.6408
Colleyville Resident Since: 2002

I commit to enhancing our quality of life through smart growth policies, appropriate economic development, fiscal responsibility, and strong public safety.  I promise to listen to and represent all Colleyville residents, and to work with the other Councilmembers to provide fact-based, common sense solutions to our City’s challenges.  I pledge to carefully oversee expenditures while we actively pursue development fitting our premier community and while we continue to provide the highest quality of public safety and City services.

Married to Jan Mogged for 36 years, and three children who’ve graduated from CHHS: daughter Gina, a Marine Corps officer with a Texas Tech EE degree; son Charles, a student at TCC; and son Gregory, a business student at the University of North Texas.

Retired Mechanical Engineer, with a three-decade career at  John Deere in Engineering and Operations Management, locally with Peerless Mfg., Inc. as Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain Management, and with Overhead Door Corporation as Vice President, Engineering Development.

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering – M.I.T. 1977
M. B. A. - University of Chicago 1984

Community Involvement:
Colleyville Citizens Fire Academy 2014
Colleyville Citizens Policy Academy 2013
Colleyville Lions Club Hole-In-One Chair
Colleyville Women’s Club Man of Distinction for 8 years
Republican Precinct 3390 Chair
Presiding Election Judge and Election worker in various elections
Past Colleyville Heritage High School Football Booster Club member
Past Mustang-Panther Youth Football Coach CMS
Certified FIFA U17 Youth Soccer referee
Past PTA/PTSA member at O.C. Taylor, Colleyville Middle School, and CHHS
Past Chamber of Commerce Econ Dev Councils - Loudon, TN, and Augusta, GA
Past University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates Board member
Past M.I.T. Educational Council member
Past Rotary International Club member in Georgia, Tennessee, and Iowa

Chris Putnam, Place 3
Term Expires: May 2017
Address: 204 White Drive
Phone: 972.839.2343
Colleyville Resident Since: 2006 

As a councilmember, I will listen carefully to our residents and business owners to promote a culture of open communication and transparency with City Hall.  I am committed to protecting Colleyville’s unique small-town character in our neighborhoods, while transforming our commercial district to encourage economic growth that will help better diversify our tax base.  

Wife, Amy (married 24 years).  Three sons – Tanner, Courtland and Jack. 

Senior Vice-President, Sales & Business Development, Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq SNCR) 

Community Involvement:
Architected the GCISD transfer policy, and led the supporting parents group allowing students living in Colleyville city limits but zoned in neighboring school districts to attend GCISD schools.

Colleyville Lions Club
GHS Tennis Booster Club
CMS Band Booster Club
Former North Richland Hills Board of Adjustments
Former North Richland Hills Parks and Recreation Board 

Jody Short, Place 4
Term Expires: May 2017
Address: 7703 Jefferson Circle
Phone: 817.713.6111
Colleyville Resident Since: 1994

My priorities are protecting the quality and integrity of our neighborhoods, completing improvements to State Highway 26, and promoting quality commercial development in Colleyville.

Married to Julie for 18 years; three children - Kyle, Ally, and Jason, all students in the GCISD
Professional Engineer - President of Lee Engineering, a civil engineering consulting firm specializing in traffic engineering and transportation planning

BS and MS in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M 

Community Involvement:
Colleyville Planning and Zoning Commission 1995-1999
Colleyville City Council 1999-2001
SH26 Advisory Committee – 2002
Traffic Safety Advisory Committee – 2004-2008
Capital Improvement Plan Committee – 2006
Colleyville Clean Sweep Chairman 2009-2010
Colleyville Lions Club xSIGHTment Run Chairman 2010, 2011
Coach for youth soccer and basketball 1995-present

Tom Hart, Place 5
Term Expires: May 2015
Address:  1717 Avondale
Phone: 817.540.1171
Colleyville Resident since: 1987

I will conduct the city's business in a fair and professional manner. I pledge to represent all citizens and will base my decisions on the facts presented. It is my desire for Colleyville to continue to be known as one of the premier communities of our nation. As we approach build out, special attention must be focused on a balanced approach to our residential and commercial needs. Our infrastructure requirements must be addressed and our financial goals must be solid.

Married to Melissa for 25 years, and three daughters, Sarah, Katy and Anna

Fraud investigator for Cingular Wireless

Community Involvement:
City Council Liaison Planning and Zoning Commission
City Council Liaison Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
City Council Liaison Capital Improvement Advisory Committee
TIF Board 



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