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Mayor - William D. Tate
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City Council
  • Elected to City Council 1972 
  • Elected Mayor 1973-1985 
  • Re-elected Mayor 1988-Present 
  • Current term expires: 2018

Current Committees 
  • Crime Control and Prevention District Board 
  • Tax Increment Financing District Reinvestment Zone No. 1 and No. 2 
  • 4B Economic Development Corporation Board

Community Organization Service
  • Grapevine Rotary Club, member 
  • Grapevine Chamber of Commerce 
  • Grapevine City Attorney, 1969-1972

Other Areas of Local & Regional Interest / Awards 
  • Baylor Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, board member 
  • Grapevine High School Hall of Fame, 1989 
  • Boy Scouts of America Silver Eagle Award, 2007 
  • Hospitality Industry Development Award from Texas Travel Industry, 2000 
  • Citizen of the Year Award, 1976 
  • Who’s Who in Texas, member

  • Born and raised in Grapevine 
  • Married to Betty Tate – retired teacher from GCISD 
  • Five grown daughters – all are teachers 
  • Law practice and title company in Grapevine 
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting – North Texas State University 
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence from University of Houston 
  • State Bar of Texas Member 
  • American Bar Association Member