Bob Higley

City Council
Title: Mayor
Phone: 713.248.2818

47-year resident of West University Place, Bob Higley was elected to serve his first term as mayor in May 2019 after serving one two-year term on City Council. He has a long tenure serving the City, which includes serving three terms on the Zoning and Planning Commission and serving as Chair of the Charter Review Committee.

Bob's wife, Laura Carter Higley, served as Mayor Pro Tem for West University Place from 1985-1987 and as its Mayor from 1989-1991. Laura, after 13 years as a lawyer with Baker Botts, began her service as a Justice on Texas' First Court of Appeals from 2002 until her retirement in 2019.  

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