Council Member Briggs


Photo Credit: Wesley Kirk, The Vision Beautiful, for the City of Denton

My name is Keely G. Briggs and I intend to be the next Mayor of the Great City of Denton, Texas.  Since 2015 I have served on Denton’s city council representing District 2.  

How I make decisions.  There are many challenges and opportunities facing the City of Denton.  My decision making is based on the following tests:

  1. Is this decision good for people?  People are my highest priority.  That includes ALL PEOPLE.
  2. Is this decision good for business?  I believe in and support our businesses.  I want Denton to be a place where businesses and ideas continue to grow and thrive.  But businesses must not violate the quality of our lives, and they should seek to compliment our community while operating on a level playing field.
  3. How will this decision impact citizens four generations from now?  Short term gains must prove out to be wise and sustainable choices as the decisions that we make today ripple far into the future.  Our duty is to leave Denton a better place than we found it and to lay a foundation for the health, prosperity, and happiness of Denton’s future generations.

I am humbled and honored to serve District 2 and the City of Denton and I look forward to earning your support to become Denton’s next Mayor.  You can reach me at:

Denton City Council Home:


District 2 Conversations:  Keely hosts community meetings on the third Sunday of each month (holidays permitting) at the Denton North Branch Library.  Topics range from public safety, roads, utilities, environment, historic preservation, economic development, workforce housing, homelessness, taxes, budgeting, and more.  The image above is from November 2016 where the topic was Domestic Violence in Denton with a panel of experts from the Denton Police Department and Denton County Friends of the Family.  Sign up for the Engage D2 Newsletter to stay up to date on future District 2 Conversations.


At the MLK Memorial in D.C. “Strength to Love” – 1963

Political advertising paid for by Keely G. Briggs for Denton Mayor Campaign, Chris Briggs Treasurer. All Rights Reserved.

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