Steve Porter seeks Sugar Land City Council seat
Steve Porter has announced that he will look to assume the District 1 seat of the Sugar Land City Council.
An election to determine who will occupy the seat is scheduled to take place May 11, 2013.
According to a press release, Porter made the decision to pursue the seat after current Sugar Land City Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem Don Smithers chose not to run for reelection.
"For close to 32 years, my family and I have made the choice to call District One our home," said Porter in the release. "We love its rich history, great schools, planned growth, economic vitality, low taxes, and the friendly civic-minded people who also call District One home."
Porter added that there are many challenges ahead that revolve around infrastructure, development and safety in the district.
Porter serves in several community positions, including president of the Gannoway Lake Estates Homeowners Association, vice president of the Burney Road Municipal Utility District and the Sugar Land Pedestrian and Bicycle Task Force. He is currently enrolled in the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership Forum class of 2013.
Porter also has experience with the City Council Election Recount Committee, North Citizens Task Force, the Airport Joint Zoning Board, the Boy Scouts of America and Fort Bend Young Life.
Porter holds an masters of business administration from Houston Baptist University and a bachelor of science degree in physics from the University of Houston. He lives with his wife, Nancy, and four sons in Sugar Land after retiring from ExxonMobil after 39 years as a information technology project manager.
For more information, visit www.steveporter4district1.com.
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