The City of Floresville is served by the Mayor and five Council members. The City Council formally meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm. While City Hall is under construction, meetings will take place at the Floresville Event Center, located at 600 SH 97 West.

Cecelia (Cissy) Gonzalez-Dippel

Cecelia (Cissy) Gonzalez-Dippel

Mayor

  • Elected November 8, 2016
  • Married to Frankie Dippel
  • 29 years experience in broadcasting, Floresville KWCB Radio (1977-2006)
  • Attends First Baptist Church of Floresville
  • What she brings to City Hall: 29 years of experience in broadcasting and leadership
  • Future hopes for the City of Floresville: “I hope to work with the council to help get Floresville on track financially. And from my office as Mayor, keep our citizens informed about what our council does (policies and spending). I encourage all members of the council to be an active part of our city.”

Contact Info

City Hall
1120 D Street
Floresville, TX 78114
(830) 581-8138
mayor@floresvilletx.gov


David Johns

David Johns

Council Member, Place 1

  • Elected November 8, 2016
  • Married to Roberta Johns
  • Father of Lisa Walpole, Luke Johns, and Alan Johns
  • City Council (1994-2000), member of Floresville Economic Development Corporation, member of the Floresville Zoning Board, self-employed for 42 years (Johns Automotive)
  • Attends Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Poth
  • What he brings to City Hall: Business experience, mechanical and equipment knowledge and experience on past council and board experience, plus 42 years of dealing with sales and people
  • Future hopes for the City of Floresville: Bringing city debt under control, improving streets and drainage, and improving the police department

Contact Info

City Hall
1120 D Street
Floresville, TX 78114
(830) 581-9596
councilplace1@floresvilletx.gov


Nicklas (Nick) Nissen

Nicklas (Nick) Nissen

Council Member, Place 2

  • Elected November 8, 2016
  • Married to Janice Nissen
  • Father of Jason, Jennifer, Kimberlee, and Tara
  • Worked 11 years in the Public Works Department in Tigard, Oregon as the Facility and Fleet Manager; 20 years of self-employment as a general contractor, plumbing and HVAC contractor, and ice company owner and manager; and 24 years U.S. Army and Army National Guard Master Sergeant, retired.
  • Attends First Baptist Church in Floresville
  • What he brings to City Hall: “My years of facility management, construction management, and budgeting in the public realm dovetail directly into the needs of understanding city governing. I am a strong diagnostician and can cut through many layers to see a problem and resolve many issues. My years in the Army and Army National Guard developed my organizational skills and ability to lead under difficult circumstances, and produced in me a deep loyalty to the United States and my family. My wife and I chose to retire in Texas, and specifically in Floresville, because of what Floresville represents and offers. I am proud of where I live and want to be part of further developing our town into one of the most desirable hidden gems in America.”

Contact Info

City Hall
1120 D Street
Floresville, TX 78114
(830) 581-9821
councilplace2@floresvilletx.gov


Jacob R. Silva

Jacob R. Silva

Council Member, Place 3

  • Elected January 3, 2017
  • Married to Kristy A. Silva
  • Father of one-year-old Jacob Alexander “Alex” Silva
  • Managed sandwich shop, sold high-end appliances and electronics, sold millions of dollars‘ worth of armored vehicles across the globe while managing the company‘s web and print marketing needs. Currently a web developer and IT consultant. With my wife and business partners, I run a home health agency. I oversee the financial and technological needs, and maintain State and Federal regulatory compliance.
  • Attends Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Floresville
  • What he brings to City Hall: “A fresh perspective. Working in the fields of marketing and IT, I have seen trends come and go year after year—it is easy to get left behind when you‘re not paying attention. I plan to bring this attentiveness to City Council. While I might not always agree with my fellow council members, they might not always agree with me—the key is that we‘re respectful of each other and work together towards the best solution for the city as a whole.”
  • Future hopes for the City of Floresville: “I hope that Floresville continues to be a place people are drawn to when deciding where to raise their family or looking for a place to retire.”

Contact Info

City Hall
1120 D Street
Floresville, TX 78114
(830) 581-1021
councilplace3@floresvilletx.gov


Gerard Jimenez

Gerard Jimenez

Council Member, Place 4

  • Elected May 7, 2016
  • Married to Sylvia Jimenez
  • Retired from Kelly Air Force Base
  • Studied Business Administration at Texas Tech University

Contact Info

1120 D Street
Floresville, TX 78114
(830) 581-8027
councilplace4@floresvilletx.gov


Gloria Morales Cantu

Gloria Morales Cantu

Council Member, Place 5

  • Elected May 7, 2016
  • Retired from Floresville Independent School District
  • What she brings to City Hall: Integrity, voice the community’s needs, and a desire to unite the citizens
  • Future hopes for the City of Floresville:
    • Completion of sewer system
    • Renewal of water lines
    • Meter replacements
    • Adequate, safe drinking water
    • Serviceable and safe streets
    • Support the FEDC to increase economic growth
    • Completion of City Park
    • Playground equipment for children with special needs

Contact Info

City Hall
1120 D Street
Floresville, TX 78114
(830) 581-8011
councilplace5@floresvilletx.gov

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