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. Unless otherwise noted, meetings take place at City Hall, located at 1120 D Street. Public participation is encouraged; attendees must follow City Council Rules of Procedure. Many city council meetings are livestreamed and stored on our Meeting Videos page and our Facebook page.
Cecelia (Cissy) Gonzalez-Dippel
- 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.”
Council Member, Place 1
- Elected November 6, 2018
- Lifelong resident of Floresville, daughter to Johnny and Julie Ximenez
- Graduate of Floresville ISD (Class of 2002)
- Bachelors of Art in Psychology from St. Mary’s University (2006); McNair scholarship
- Attended University of Notre Dame to conduct, publish, and present research in the field of psychology
- Specialist in School Psychology degree from Texas State University (2009)
- Licensed school psychologist currently employed with East Central ISD as the District Special Education Coordinator
- Previously Director of Special Education for Poth ISD
- Served on FEDC board for five years, held position of secretary
- Member of El Mesias United Methodist Church
- Member of Floresville Independent School District Design Team for the District Strategic Planning Committee of 2018
- At the age of 34, the youngest Hispanic female councilwoman to be elected to Floresville City Council
- With her district programmatic experience, Councilwoman Ximenez has a complete understanding of federal, state and local funding. Her experience has given her an understanding of budget and how decisions impact programming and participants. She has experience with systematic program change with developing action plans to institute progress.
- Priorities include social equity, shared prosperity, affordability, environmental stewardship and public safety for all. Her top priority is safety. Councilwoman Ximenez will work to ensure the community has safe water to drink, safe roads to drive on, and for the community to feel safe enough to have their children play in the front yard. She will review the city budget and looks to ensure the taxpayers hard-earned money works for them. Will continue to support economic development to help Floresville grow to meet the needs of the community.
Council Member, Place 2
- Elected May 7, 2022
Council Member, Place 3
- Elected June 24, 2023
Council Member, Place 4
- Elected May 6, 2023
- Lifelong resident of Floresville
- Daughter of Tony and Christina Ximenez
- Master’s degree in public administration from The University of Texas at San Antonio
- Graduate certification in nonprofit administration and leadership from The University of Texas at San Antonio
- Bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at San Antonio: majored in criminal justice with emphasis in legal studies
- Associate’s degree from Palo Alto College: majored in criminal justice with an emphasis in juvenile delinquency
- Floresville High School Honor Graduate
- Currently a business services manager for Bexar County
- Certified Financial Planner
- Responsible for coordination of administrative and business functions, consistently working with contracts, grants, and budgets to understand the policy changes that effect the Bexar County population
- My love for helping others began as a child seeing my dad serve the City of Floresville for 12 years as a council member and mayor pro tem. Going to the city council meetings and becoming familiar with citizen requests made me aware of how city governments work and, most importantly, how to be a public servant.
- My three sons, Daniel Rey, Julian Rene, and James Ryan, motivate me and keep me active in school and sports activities.
- Currently serves on several women’s leaders associations
- Goals for our city include bringing positive change, creating effective and efficient city operations, finding savings to the city budget, locating grant funding, and helping bring programs to serve the gaps in our community.
- It is my honor to represent Floresville, in which my main duty is the welfare of the public to include services in the form of protection, administration, and maintenance.
Donald K. Scee
Council Member, Place 5
- Elected May 6, 2023