Sunday, October 2, 2022

Council member won't seek re-election

Flower Mound Place 4 councilmember Jean Levenick announced Friday that she is not seeking re-election for a second term.

“I have enjoyed many aspects of serving the citizens of Flower Mound and have been rewarded many times over.  In addition, I have appreciated the support over the years,” said Levenick in a statement she provided to The Cross Timbers Gazette.

“However, one aspect of my role as a public servant that I simply cannot accept is when it negatively affects my family.  As an elected official, I understand that personal attacks are inevitable.  However, when accusations are directed towards my children, I believe that crosses the line into being unacceptable. So in the interest of maintaining my commitment to faith and family, I will pass on my leadership role and remain an actively involved resident.”

Levenick, along with Mayor Jody Smith, was recently involved in an investigation related to a misconduct complaint at town hall.  After an investigation, both women were cleared of any wrongdoing.

Levenick has been a resident of Flower Mound for 14 years. She previously served on the town’s Planning and Zoning Commission.

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