Press Release

For Immediate Release

Baese Announces Candidacy for Round Rock City Council

Civic leader continues strong community involvement

Round Rock, Texas January 13, 2015 – After serving Round Rock for many years in civic and non-profit leadership roles, this morning Writ Baese, a local small business owner, announced his candidacy for Round Rock City Council, Place 5.

“Kim and I feel incredibly blessed to be raising our kids in Round Rock” stated Baese. “I look forward to working with the city council, staff, and citizens to help keep Round Rock a place where our kids will want to live, work, and raise their families in twenty years” added Baese.

Place 5 is currently held by John Moman. Moman announced yesterday that he will not seek reelection in May 2015. Baese said “I want to thank Councilmember Moman for his commitment to Round Rock over the last 6 years. We are fortunate to have the level of dedication he displayed during his tenure representing Place 5.”

Baese brings years of experience in community leadership and economic development, as well as strong history of working with local non-profits, schools, and youth organizations, to his bid for the Place 5 seat. He is a past chair of the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce and served two years on the Economic Development Partnership Advisory Committee. Baese is also a past president of the Rotary Club of Round Rock and he served for six years on the board of directors of the RRISD Partners in Education Foundation. In 2013, he served on the City of Round Rock’s Bond Advisory Commission and subsequently led the successful community wide campaign for passage of Round Rock’s four fire, police, parks, and library bond programs. Baese also serves as a member of the board of trustees at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center and he and his family are members of Palm Valley Lutheran Church.

Baese stated “I am honored and humbled that so many folks have already stepped forward to offer their support and financial commitment to my campaign. I look forward to spending the next four months meeting more residents of Round Rock and learning about their vision for the next twenty years.”

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