Council Member Himesh Gandhi Files for Re-election to Sugar Land City Council, At-Large Position 1

Himesh Gandhi

Himesh Gandhi

Council member Himesh Gandhi filed for re-election to the Sugar Land City Council, At-Large Position 1. First elected by a city-wide vote in 2012, council member Gandhi remains committed to responsible, transparent city government, superior development and smart spending to keep the City living within its means.

“Since the first day I served on City Council, I have focused on improving the lives of the people of Sugar Land,” said Gandhi. “I am proud of the accomplishments our council has made to address public safety, aging infrastructure, and also for the recent mobility plan addressing future development and traffic in our region. Despite the recent struggles of the energy sector, Sugar Land has maintained low tax rates for both homeowners and businesses that have strengthened our City’s economic base.

“I am indebted to the residents of Sugar Land for putting their faith in me as their at-large city council member. I am also grateful and thankful for the support of my wife Farrah as I seek another term in public service to our City.”

Since his election to Sugar Land City Council in 2012, Councilman Gandhi has put his values into action to help Sugar Land continue its mission to enhance the quality of life in the community while excelling in the delivery of public service. “Sugar Land has been recognized both in Texas and nationally for the quality of live in our community,” said Gandhi. “Much of this success is due to careful long range planning and our council’s commitment to protect the balance between economic development and the interests of our citizens.”

A 24 year resident of Sugar Land, Gand-hi is known for his civic and community involvement. He and his wife Farrah live in Telfair with their son Jaiden. Gandhi is a graduate of Clements High School and received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Houston Baptist University and a Juris Doctor degree from South Texas College of Law. Gandhi is an attorney and partner with the law firm Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC and is also board certified in commercial real estate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His duties on council have included service on the Sugar Land Development Corporation, Economic Development Committee, Finance/Audit Committee, Intergovernmental Relations Committee and on the Smart Finance Centre at Sugar Land’s planning task force.  In the local community, Himesh serves as a board member for both the Arc of Texas and The Arc of Fort Bend County. Gandhi has also been active with the Exchange Club of Sugar Land and has served as past legal counsel for the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and Fort Bend Global Initiative. Gandhi recently was named a recipient of the Houston Business Journal’s 40 under 40 awards.

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