city council

The City of Floresville is served by the Mayor and five Council members. The City Council formally meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month in the Council Chambers located at 1120 D Street. 7:00 pm.


diana garza / mayor

Mayor Garza is in her second term as Mayor and is a long-term resident of Floresville. She has served the City of Floresville in many capacities including Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, and a host of Community programs and volunteer organizations. Mayor Garza is a leader of efforts to beautify the City, revitalize the downtown area, and spur economic growth in Floresville. Mayor Garza the first Hispanic female elected, and has led the City in upgrading the credit rating, obtaining a USDA loan/grant of $10 million, and moving forward with sewer, water and park improvement projects. Mayor Garza promotes team building, which has enhanced the partnerships with county government, the school district, and community organizations. In addition to her service to the citizens of Floresville, Mayor Garza is a Realtor, a loving wife to Casimiro (Cassy), a great baker, a devoted mother to three children; and the love of her life are her four adorable grandchildren.

Diana Garza


  • Floresville High School, 1974
  • Laredo Junior College, Applied Science Degree
  • Mid-Management/Marketing
  • Realtor License, 2009

work experience

  • Admissions Coordinator, Medical Records Coordinator and Business Office Supervisor at Laredo Specialty Hospital, 2007–2010
  • Marketing & Human Resource Director, Rodriguez Pharmacy, People’s Preferred Pharmacy, The Medicine Shoppe, 1992–2005, 2006–2007
  • Retail Sales Manager, Laredo Morning Times, 2005–2006


  • Married to Casimiro (Cassy) Garza
  • Three children: Trina (Richard) Wiley: granddaughters, Katarina and Isabella; Pamela (Ruben) Velasquez: grandsons Ruben Jr. (RJ) and Austin; Jason Garza (student)

volunteer work

  • Member of Consolata Healthcare Foundation
  • Member of the Floresville Rotary Club
  • Member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church
  • Past member of the Floresville Chamber of Commerce
  • American Heart Association
  • American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Volunteer


  • Cooking, baking and volunteering in the community
John W. Guerrero

john w. guerrero / mayor pro tem / council member, place 4

Councilman Guerrero, a longtime resident of Floresville, was elected to the City Council in 2009 and is completing his service in November 2015. He is a strong advocate for the community and its residents, particularly in areas of promoting open government and communication. He is also proud of his service to the community, his attendance record at Council meeting, and his duties as Mayor Pro Tem. Councilman Guerrero is an entrepreneurial massage therapist and father of two lovely daughters and a son.

  • Lifelong resident of Floresville and graduate of Floresville High
  • Attended San Antonio College and the University of Texas San Antonio
  • Self-employed as a massage therapist
  • Has two daughters and a son
Daniel M. Tejada

daniel m. tejada / council member, place 1

Councilman Tejada, a longtime resident of Floresville, was elected to City Council in 2014. Councilman Tejada has a history of actively participating in government, community and civic organizations; is an active church member; and was formerly mayor of the City of Floresville. Tejada has a vision for the growth of the City of Floresville and champions creation of a sustainable city. Councilman Tejada has held executive positions on the TML Board, Hispanic Municipal Officials, and served as board chairman for FELPS. Tejada is a manager with AT&T, a loving father of two adult children, a grandfather, and husband to his beautiful wife Margaret.


juan ortiz / council member, place 2

Councilman Ortiz was recently elected in 2014 to the City Council, but he has a history of service to the citizens of Floresville in local government. Ortiz is passionate to provide the citizens of Floresville public services and promotes safety and innovation for the community and staff. Councilman Ortiz is an experienced journeyman with Johnson Controls and is a father, grandfather, family man and loving husband to Linda.


johnny ray nieto / council member, place 3

Councilman Nieto was elected to City Council in 2009. Following a short hiatus he was re-elected in 2013. A lifelong resident of Floresville, he has served the community by volunteering his time with sports and youth organizations in various capacities. Councilman Nieto is a strong advocate of the parks and youth programs as well as the financial viability of the City. He is a professional sales manager, with Ancira Ford Dealership, a father of two children, and his greatest supporter is his wife Adrianna.

Eric Rodriguez

eric rodriguez / council member, place 5

Councilman Rodriguez was appointed to office in 2012 and elected in November 2013. Rodriguez strives to bring code enforcement programs and streamline the permit process. The councilman is an advocate of the business owner. Rodriguez is a lifelong resident of Floresville and he has participated in local community groups. An entrepreneur and developer, he is diligent in providing the best services for the Citizens of Floresville. He is a father of four children and his partner in life and work is his wife Lisa.




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