Waco: Dillon Meek announces run for mayor in 2020

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WACO, Texas (KWTX) Dist. 4 Waco City Councilman announced Friday that he plans to run for mayor in May 2020.

Meek has served on the council since May 2015.

"Now is the time for Waco to be an example to the country of how to remain rooted in our timeless values of integrity, goodness, grit, and resilience while always improving, innovating and advancing further toward progress and prosperity,” he said in a press release.

Given Waco's geographic location, the Texas economy, and recent local momentum, there is a great opportunity for holistic, exciting economic growth in the city and greater prosperity for all Wacoans.”

Meek has also served on the boards of the Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization, City Center Waco, Downtown Farmers Market, Community Loan Center and UnBound Waco.