With a variety of personal and professional attributes, Daniel Guerrero deserves to be re-elected for a second term as mayor of San Marcos.
Guerrero is the best choice to represent both long-time residents and Texas State students.
Guerrero is the right person for the job due to his accessibility and involvement with the public, desire for environmental preservation, devotion to education and plans for city development.
As a native resident, Guerrero graduated from San Marcos High School, received a bachelor’s degree from Texas State and went on to earn his master’s from St. Edward’s University. In the interest of the community, Guerrero frequently takes time out of his day for face-to-face interviews and is open to receiving and responding to emails from constituents.
Guerrero puts forth an effort to go out and interact with his constituents to hear what they have to say about the city, instead of choosing to stay within the city hall office day after day. Residents and students need a personable, relatable figure such as Guerrero to lead San Marcos to success and development in the future.
Guerrero makes a solid commitment to improving San Marcos, from participating in community walks to supporting local organizations. He is part of several organizations, including the City of San Marcos Comprehensive Master Plan Steering Committee and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Board. Likewise, Guerrero is a member of the Citizens Police and Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Associations.
According to an Oct. 22 University Star article, Guerrero wants to ensure the city’s natural resources, such as the river, are preserved through appropriate ordinances and laws. Mayoral candidate Thom Prentice advocates for the environment with his efforts to warn the public of climate change. However, Guerrero has standout, detailed suggestions for San Marcos, including rainwater utilization and plans to use renewable resources for building projects.
In addition, Guerrero is a huge advocate for education. According to an Oct. 8 University Star article, Guerrero said his biggest accomplishment is involvement with the city council and its efforts to further early education. He is the current Executive Director of the San Marcos Education Foundation, a member of the Chamber of Commerce Education Committee and a participant of the Core Four Education Committee. These roles are in addition to his current mayoral duties.
According to the Education Foundation’s website, the entity was designed to assist and provide financial support to San Marcos CISD to improve the quality of education for teachers and students.
According to a Sept. 4 University Star article, Guerrero said he believes it is important to develop areas around town. This development includes aiding infrastructure, redeveloping bike lanes, increasing pedestrian-suitable areas and potentially pushing for a new overpass over Loop 82.
According to an Oct. 3 University Star article, Guerrero said the city council takes pride in its budget transparency regarding resident tax money.
During the past two years as mayor, Guerrero has brought the right tools to bring positive improvements to San Marcos as a whole. It is vital the public cast its ballots Nov. 6 to re-elect Guerrero to office.