Glenn Heights Place 3-Travis Bruton
GLENN HEIGHTS – Travis Bruton is not any stranger to sitting on the dais in Glenn Heights.
When Travis Bruton gained his Place 3 seat in February, he had the data of what sitting on town council in that metropolis meant. In 2017, he was elected to an unexpired time period and was on council at the moment for a couple of yr.
Sworn in final Tuesday, Bruton mentioned “One factor I’m personally going to begin doing instantly is engaged on group engagement.”
Bruton mentioned there may be presently no ordinance wanted and there isn’t a decision that needs to be accepted to be locally speaking to residents.
“I would like town to look how the residents envision it,” he defined. “How can I signify the residents if I’m not out speaking to them and linked with them?”
Having lived within the city of Glenn Heights since 2013, the newest member to be elected to the Glenn Heights Metropolis Council is initially from Peoria, IL. He’s the proprietor of Whole Mortgage and Lending Options, a mortgage firm that gives options to assist folks finance, refinance and makes their residence shopping for dreams come true.
To everybody that believed in him and voted in his course Bruton mentioned “Thanks, thanks, thanks, I’m humbled by the chance to serve on this capability and I don’t take it with no consideration. I might not be right here with out you and I respect all the type phrases and take the challenges I used to be issued to coronary heart.”
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Now nonetheless, he mentioned it’s time to roll up his sleeves and get to work.
“The town has been rising exponentially for the final 5 years and I foresee the expansion persevering with,” he defined. “What will probably be essential is how we handle that progress. How our metropolis will look within the subsequent 5 to 10 years will probably be based mostly on the choices which can be being made in the present day.”
Bruton mentioned there just a few issues that he wish to see come into fruition over the following few years.
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One being the brand new metropolis middle that may embody public security, metropolis corridor and a recreation middle.
“That is essential for our metropolis in two methods,” he mentioned. “The primary is that the residents handed a bond to have these services and with a purpose to be good stewards of the cash they accepted, we owe it to them. Secondly, town middle will give our metropolis a central location to collect and rally round. The subsequent factor I wish to see occur is the growth of Bear Creek road with sidewalks. That is a lot wanted as it’s a main artery for our metropolis. It should make our metropolis extra enticing to companies and assist alleviate site visitors from the brand new residential subdivisions which can be coming on-line.”
Together with his favourite management quote being ‘Nice leaders don’t got down to be leaders they got down to make a distinction,’ Bruton provides “I’m dedicated to studying, connecting, serving and making a distinction. If we actually need to change our metropolis, make it higher and transfer it ahead, I problem the residents of Glenn Heights to partner with me and become involved. I can’t do it on my own, the council singularly can’t nor town employees. All of us must play a component.”
He additionally mentioned he will probably be opening up his schedule to have workplace hours each Monday earlier than metropolis council conferences.
“I can meet you the place you’re or we are able to get on a zoom name,” he concluded. “I would like the residents to know they’ve a councilman that cares, one they will speak to, they will ask questions and can take heed to them.”