Local leaders share their New Year’s resolutions – Cross Timbers Gazette | Southern Denton County | Flower Mound
, 2022-12-30 08:27:26,
As we say goodbye to 2022 and look to 2023, we asked some local leaders in southern Denton County to share their New Year’s resolutions.
Dianne Edmondson, Denton County Commissioner Precinct 4: I resolve to assist our brand new elected officials in Denton County as much as possible. I am determined to get my closet organized! And perhaps this will be the year I actually exercise more and lose my COVID weight!
Derek France, Flower Mound Mayor: This year, I resolve not to become discouraged with occasional failures, but instead, allow them to motivate me further, and to reflect on Psalm 37:5-6 that says, “Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn, the justice of your cause like the noonday sun.” Use the fishing pond at Rheudasil Park more (and be honest about the size of the fish I catch…); Check out and read at least one book a month from the Flower Mound Public Library; Camp out at Twin Coves Park at least twice; Play all 18 holes of the Heritage Park disc golf course; Continue my tradition of running the Dorothy’s Dash 5K; To train, run a 5K on a Community Activity Center treadmill; Attend as many Marcus, Flower Mound and Argyle High School sporting events as possible.
Emmitt Jackson, Argyle Police Chief: This year I resolve to continue finding ways to keep our officers physically and mentally fit, well trained, and equipped so we can increase the level of service we provide. I also resolve to improve our communication with citizens so we can better anticipate and meet their needs in a growing community.
Gilbert Montez, Christian Community Action president: Complete CCA’s five-year strategic plan to continue providing life-changing programs and services to families in Denton County. Be more consistent with my workouts. Spend more time with grandchildren. More date nights with my wife.
Doug Reim, Highland Village Police Chief: Personally, I hope to lose some more weight (another 25 pounds) and to see my kids and parents who reside out-of-state more often. Professionally, I hope to involve more people in Special Olympics Texas events, to create an atmosphere at work that emphasizes having fun, and to really work on our future leaders in the…
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