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Corte, Robertson, and Harris Sworn In; Thiele Expected to be Appointed Thursday

Rory Robertson (Rory Robertson photo)

By George Slaughter Katy City Council Members Janet Corte, Rory Robertson, and Chris Harris were sworn into office Tuesday at City Hall. Corte and Harris were both reelected to second terms as Ward A council member and council member-at-large, respectively. Robertson was elected to his first term as Ward B council member. Their terms expire in May 2023. In keeping with social distancing conventions during the ongoing pandemic, Katy Municipal Judge Jeffrey Brashear swore in […]

Hastings Sworn in As Mayor; Carroll and Stockdick Sworn in As Council Members

Bill Hastings - Katy News photo

By George Slaughter Mayor Bill Hastings, Ward A Council Member Frank Carroll, and Ward B Council Member Jenifer Jordan Stockdick were sworn into their respective offices before a standing-room-only crowd Tuesday night at City Hall. Hastings, a former Katy police chief, was making his first bid for elected office. He defeated incumbent Mayor Chuck Brawner to win the seat. Hastings becomes the 16th mayor in Katy history. He will serve a three-year term thanks to […]