Tennell Atkins

Dallas City Council elects mayor pro tem, deputy pro tem

Dallas City Council members have elected councilmembers Tennell Atkins and Adam Bazaldua to serve as mayor pro tem and deputy mayor pro tem. The appointments will be effective June 17 and will last a year.

Atkins was first elected to represent Dallas City Council District 8 in June 2007 and had previously served as mayor pro tem between 2013 and 2015. He was elected to serve his 8th term in June 2023.

Atkins serves as chair of the Economic Development Committee, Ad Hoc Committee on Pensions and the Ad Hoc Committee on Administrative Affairs. In addition, he serves on the Mobility Solutions, Infrastructure and Sustainability and the Government Performance and Financial Management committees.

Bazaldua was newly appointed to the deputy mayor pro tem role. Elected to the Dallas City Council in June 2019, he is the youngest person serving on the council. Bazaldua chairs the Committee of Quality of Life, Arts and Culture.

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