Bangs City Council Candidate Forum Hosted At Community Center


BANGS – Citizens of Bangs filled the seats at the Bangs Community Center Tuesday evening for a robust and well attended City Council candidate forum hosted by the Pecan Valley Republican Women. According to PVRW President, Rebecca Mendoza, this is the first candidate forum ever held in Bangs.

Mayor Steve Whittenberg offered a brief welcome and a statement on the responsibilities and duties of the city council. He stated that the city council is the governing body overseeing all municipal operations. It sets policy and direction for the city by enacting ordinances, passing resolutions, and deciding issues ranging from the annual budget, public safety, streets and infrastructure, employment, tax rates, and usage fees for city services.