Retirement Reception Planned For Mayor Scotty Stegall
City of Cooper Mayor Scotty Stegall will be officially retiring on Friday, May 12, 2017 from the position he has held for the past 14 years. Mayor Stegall has been in office since 2003 when he defeated Richard Huie. He was unopposed in each election in his years holding office.
A retirement reception will be held on Friday, April 28 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at The Mill at Brew la-la. The public is invited to come by and wish Mayor Stegall best wishes in his next adventure.
“I have enjoyed doing what I do,” said Mayor Scotty Stegall, in a previous interview. “I enjoy serving the fine people of this community.”
He has been the Chief Executive and Administrative Officer to the City. He has been responsible to the City Council for the proper administration of all city affairs assigned to ordinance, resolution or directive, and does related work, as required – this includes handling complaints and inquiries, and represents the City in a professional and civic organizations. That’s the very brief job summary.
The highlights of his tenure include how he has helped achieve a new City website (www.cityofcoopertx.municipalimpact.com) that also has text and e-mail alerts and bill pay options, contracts with Sanitation Solutions to demolish 54 abandoned structures, assisted with the Cooper Clean-Up Crew, ensured Clean-up weeks each year for the City, holding a monthly meeting at City Hall - located at 91 North Side Square in Cooper - tending to the City’s business and budget, worked closely with the Cooper Volunteer Fire Department, Delta County Sheriff’s Office, Delta County elected officials, Delta County Emergency Management, Cooper ISD and Delta Hope House, crucial in the installation of new weather sirens and assisting as a storm spotter, worked with Texas Parks and Wildlife for grants to improve Harmon Park (tennis courts and RV hook-ups) recent improvements to Big Creek Lake since becoming mayor in 2003 he has achieved $2,171,529.00 in grants with a total City's match of $451,883.00, signed a proclamation honoring the volunteers of RSVP, was on the initial steering committee to bring back the Delta County Economic Development Corporation and served on the Delta County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and as Board President.
The 1972 Cooper High School Graduate is looking forward to spending even more quality time with their beautiful grandchildren and family. He and his wife, Diane Stegall, are both active in their church, the local Lions Club, Maroon & Grey Foundation, American Legion Red Henderson Post 483 and Masonic Lodge #1240.
On May 6, 2017 will be Election Day which will likely decide a new replacement of the five current candidates: Darren Braddy, Joseph Flanery, Galen Kimbrell, Amanda L’Esperance and Carl Reel. Early voting begins on Monday, April 24.
The City of Cooper Election will be Saturday May 6, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM at City Hall 91 North Side Square.
Mayor and 2 Council Positions will be on the ballot.
Early voting will be held at Cooper ISD Administrative Office located at 350 W. Mckinney in Cooper.
Early voting dates are:
April 24, 2017 - 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM (First day to early vote)
April 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
April 26, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
April 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
April 28, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
May 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
May 2, 2017 - 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Last day to early vote)