Jose Luis Perez, CMO
Jose Luis Perez was elected to the Palmview City Council, Place 2 on November 6, 2018 and was re-elected on May 7, 2022. Councilman Perez was elected as Mayor Pro Tem on November 17, 2020 and served through June 21, 2022.
On February 2, 2022, Councilman Perez was officially recognized – along with the entire Palmview City Council and other elected officials from around the state, at the TML Elected Officials’ Conference in Sugar Land, Texas, for having achieved the Certified Municipal Official (CMO) designation. This voluntary certifcation program is sponsored by Texas Municipal League (TML) and the Texas Association of Mayors, Councilmembers and Commissioners (TAMCC) for elected officials from Texas Municipal League member cities though the Texas Municipal League Institute (TMLI). The program offers a variety of educational opportunities for professional development in municipal leadership that enhance the official’s policymaking and leadership skills. Palmview City officials were the only officials from TML Region 12 (Rio Grande Valley) to achieve this designation for year 2021.