City of Forest Hill - Mayor Pro Tem Ozell Birks

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3219 California Parkway
Forest Hill, Texas

Mayor Pro Tem Ozell Birks

Ozell BirksMayor Pro Tem Ozell Birks was re-elected to Forest Hill City Council Place 4 in May, 2015, and is now serving his third term in office. In 2013, he ran unopposed for his seat.

A dedicated public servant, Mr. Birks has volunteered for the City many years, not only as a City Council member, but also in the capacities of Community Development Corporation Board member, Civil Service Commissioner, and as a member of both the Charter Review Board and Audit Committee.

Mayor Pro Tem Birks has owned and operated B & S Appliances in Forest Hill for over 25 years. He serves as Board Member of the South Tarrant Chamber of Commerce. His roles as both business owner and Chamber member have given him a deep understanding and appreciation of just how important ongoing economic development is to the success of our city.

Mr. Birks holds a strong commitment to listening to his constituents and resolving their issues. In his words, "We are elected to do a job, and that means serving everyone in our community in the best possible and most efficient way we can. With help from God, our city will continue to flourish and offer the best quality of life possible for our citizens."

Mayor Pro Tem Birks has lived in Forest Hill since 1974. He and his wife, Corliss, have been married for 30 years. They have three sons and a daughter.

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