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.

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


Marissa Ximenez

Marissa Ximenez

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.

Contact Info

City Hall
1120 D Street
Floresville, TX 78114
(830) 581-1589
councilplace1@floresvilletx.gov


Gloria E. Martinez

Gloria E. Martinez

Council Member, Place 2

  • Elected November 6, 2018
  • Married to Nash L. Martinez; mother of Nash Martinez, Jr. and Sandra Ortiz; six grandchildren and one great granddaughter
  • Lifelong resident of Floresville
  • Member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church
  • Attended San Antonio College
  • Currently employed by Floresville ISD as a substitute teacher; previously in Special Education department for 16 years
  • Previously with State Farm Insurance as a Licensed Servicing Agent
  • Previously Facility and Event Supervisor for City of Floresville
  • Previously served on Floresville City Council
  • Past President of Chamber of Commerce and Floresville Peanut Festival Association
  • Previously served on 4A, FEDC/4B, FISD Redistricting, Consolata Healthcare Foundation boards
  • Goals include infrastructure and streets, growth, controlling spending, supporting staff, and creating unity among City entities

Contact Info

City Hall
1120 D Street
Floresville, TX 78114
(830) 581-1473
councilplace2@floresvilletx.gov


Juan Ortiz

Juan Ortiz

Council Member, Place 3

  • Elected November 7, 2017
  • Married to Linda Martinez Ortiz
  • Born and raised in Lodi community
  • Graduated from St. Phillp’s College with Associate Degree in Applied Science
  • Employed with Johnson Controls, in San Antonio, for 25 years
  • Served on City Council on several occasions for a total of eight years
  • Served on the 4A and FEDC/4B boards
  • What he brings to City Hall: Comes from humble and modest beginnings, and is well-acquainted with needs of his community—a big motivation for being in public service. Also well-acquainted with all areas of town and maintains contact with citizens. Having lost father at an early age, required his assumption of family responsibilities. Chose to serve his country by joining the military and proud to have been associated with the Armed Forces for eleven years, beginning a life-long dedication to those who serve and sacrifice. Has been instrumental in projects which honor the military—the Veterans’ Memorial Monument, naming our event center, assisting veterans’ families with burial costs, etc. Knows the workings of the City well.
  • Future hopes for Floresville: Continue to support ongoing sewer and water system upgrade projects, road improvements, parks enhancements, bringing our City Hall buildings into ADA compliance, other similar infrastructure advancements, and a strong police capability. Believer in continued efforts to promote economic growth for our city. Always mindful of preserving financials health and will work diligently to bring our debt situation under control.

Contact Info

City Hall
1120 D Street
Floresville, TX 78114
(830) 581-8837
councilplace3@floresvilletx.gov


Gerard Jimenez

Gerard Jimenez

Council Member, Place 4

  • Re-elected November 7, 2017
  • Married to Sylvia Jimenez
  • Retired from Kelly Air Force Base
  • Studied Business Administration at Texas Tech University

Contact Info

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


Gloria Morales Cantu

Gloria Morales Cantu

Council Member, Place 5, Mayor Pro Tem

  • Re-elected November 7, 2017
  • 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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