CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII-NEWS) - A major change is coming to the Corpus Christi city council.
Through a press release statement, city councilman Mark Scott announced his resignation from the Corpus Christi city council...but don't expect Scott to retreat from the spotlight as Scott announced his intention to run for the Corpus Christi Mayor's seat in 2018.
In a statement released to the media Wednesday morning, "I have a great love and passion for our community and its future. Since the late 1980’s, I have been active in moving our community forward through time, energy and leadership. I am proud of my leadership in the community efforts to create a four-year university, Vision 2000’s community based planning effort, and infrastructure projects like Whataburger Field, American Bank Center Arena, JFK Causeway and Packery Channel. After much prayer and with a desire to continue moving our community forward, I am announcing today my intention to run for Mayor in 2018."
The release further stated, “Thank you to all who have supported me during my tenure as a council member. Thank you to the voters for giving me the opportunity to serve. And thank you to the many, many supporters who have urged me to run for Mayor. With your help and support, I look forward to the campaign ahead.”