Mayor Leah Tarrant, took office in April of 2013 completing the term of the previous mayor. She was elected to her position November of 2013 and still holds the position. Since being elected, she has fulfilled her commitment to bring in first time wastewater services to her citizens. She is currently in underwriting with the U.S.D.A to purchase the Patton Village Water System and construct a new system. She has also secured almost 2 million dollars in grants that will be used for new streets and drainage. During the flood events of 2016 and Hurricane Harvey, she has worked closely with FEMA to provide emergency repairs and services to her citizens. She is compassionate and committed to her citizens and employees. Her strong faith in God, Family and Community is what drives her to obtain such exponential goals.