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John Nix

Councilmember
District 6-South
Term: (filled unexpired term) June 2013-2014; 2014-2016; 2016-2018
Business Owner

I believe The City of Tyler is the standard other cities aspire to and should follow. The Tyler Blue Print should remain the guide post for every decision regarding our City. Our promise to our Citizen’s has been to have no general obligation debt, and to never leverage the Half Cent Sales Tax. I continue to fight for this fiscally conservative policy based on wise stewardship.
I also believe that my business experience in the service industry has given me the ability to help people from all sectors of the community communicate, understand each other, and cooperate.  I understand the struggles of establishing and maintaining a business. I take those experiences with me in every aspect of my community service, with the aim of making Tyler successful, today and in the future.

We have a wonderful city and have been blessed by years of faithful service by countless people in our community. I will continue to strengthening our community as we go forward.

Community Service and Leadership: 

• Councilman, City of Tyler District 6  (2013-2014, 2014-2016, 2016-2018, & 2018-present)
• Mayor ProTem City of Tyler (2016-2017)
• Council Building Committee, City of Tyler (2014-Present)
• Council Audit Committee, City of Tyler (2013-2014)
• Chairman of the Developers Roundtable, City of Tyler (2013-Present)
• Salvation Army Advisory Board (2016-Present)
• Member US 69 Feasibility working group (2018) 
• Commissioner, City of Tyler Planning & Zoning Commission (2010-2013)
• Chairman, Tyler Area Builders Association Government Relations Committee (2007-present)
• Member, Leadership Tyler Board of Directors (2009-2015)
• Vice President of Programs, Leadership Tyler (2011-2014)
• Member, City of Tyler Code Review Committee for Existing & New Building Codes (2012)
• Graduate & Class Representative, Leadership Tyler Class 22 (2009)
• Member & Chairman, City of Tyler Construction Board of Adjustments & Appeals (2008-2010)
• First Sergeant to ALERT program MRT (Mobile Response Team) – led a team in disaster relief and humanitarian aid throughout the U.S. (2000-2001)
• 20 Somethings Singles Program Leader, Grace Community Church (2003-2005)
• Yearly Participant, Tyler Area Builders Association Rally Day, Austin Texas
• Volunteer Contractor for Tyler Main Street Art Gallery (2009)
• Volunteer Builder for Parental Care Ministries in Mbarrara, Uganda (2011, 2016)

Past and Present Associations:

•Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce
•Tyler Area Builders Association
• Historic Tyler, Inc.
• National Association of Home Builders & NAHB Certified Green Building Professional
• Better Business Bureau
• National Federation of Independent Business
• Tyler Apartment Association
• Tyler Men's Bible Study Fellowship
• Leadership Tyler, LT 100
• Tyler Lodging Association

Special Awards & Achievements:

• Essential Piece Award from the City of Tyler 
• 2012-2013, 2014-2015, & 2015-2016, Winner, Home Builders & Contractors, Locals Love Us!
• Congressional Commendations-
• March 1997 – Falmouth, KY – Disaster & Flood Relief
• May 1997 – Manchester, OH – Ohio River Flooding Relief Work
• October 1998 – Moscow, Russia – Remodeling Orphanage
• November 1999 – San Pedro, Sula, Honduras – Hurricane Mitch Disaster Relief
• November 1999 – Midwest City, OK – Tornado Disaster Relief
• Honorable Recognition, State of Kentucky for Kentucky Flood Relief Efforts, 1997
• Honorary Citizen, Little Rock, AR, 1997
• Recipient of the Loyd Hutson Memorial Humanitarian Award, 1998
• Certificate of Merit, McDonough, GA, 2000



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