Macy Hill, an philanthropic adviser, filed to run in District 7 on Fort Worth’s City Council. Three people so far — Hill, Jason Ellis and Caleb Backholm —  are officially running for the seat being vacated by Leonard Firestone.  

Hill is president of Tailwind Philanthropic Advisors, a wealth management company. Hill serves on several boards, including the Board of Visitors for TCU’s Addran College of Liberal Arts and the Cowtown Marathon

Hill is the wife of James Hill, who serves on the Tarrant Regional Water District board of directors. This is her first time running for office. 

Municipal elections are coming up. Here are some key dates:

Jan. 18: Candidates began filing
Feb. 17: Last day for candidates to file
April 6: Last day to register to vote
April 24: Early voting begins 
May 2: Early voting ends 
May 6: Election Day

Candidates across all 11 districts will vie for a seat at the dias May 6. Of the nine incumbents, eight have filed for reelection so far. 

Two districts — 10 and 11 — will be filled for the first time, after the city council passed a redistricting map to establish them. 

You can register to vote in the upcoming municipal election here

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Rachel BehrndtGovernment Accountability Reporter

Rachel Behrndt is a government accountability reporter for the Fort Worth Report in collaboration with KERA. She is a recent graduate of the University of Missouri where she majored in Journalism and Political...