Mayor - William D. Tate

Mayor TateEmail: William D. Tate

City Council


  • Elected to City Council 1972
  • Elected Mayor 1973-1985
  • Re-elected Mayor 1988-Present
  • Current term expires: 2018

Current Committees


  • Crime Control and Prevention District Board
  • Tax Increment Financing District Reinvestment Zone No. 1 and No. 2
  • 4B Economic Development Corporation Board

Community Organization Service


  • Grapevine Rotary Club, member
  • Grapevine Chamber of Commerce
  • Grapevine City Attorney, 1969-1972

Other Areas of Local & Regional Interest / Awards


  • Baylor Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, board member
  • Grapevine High School Hall of Fame, 1989
  • Boy Scouts of America Silver Eagle Award, 2007
  • Hospitality Industry Development Award from Texas Travel Industry, 2000
  • Citizen of the Year Award, 1976
  • Who’s Who in Texas, member

Personal


  • Born and raised in Grapevine
  • Law practice and title company in Grapevine
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting – North Texas State University
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence from University of Houston
  • State Bar of Texas Member
  • American Bar Association Member
  • Married to Betty Tate – retired GCISD teacher 
  • Five daughters – all are teachers