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Ronnie Johnson is a current member of city council, but his Burleson roots go back to 1970, when he moved to the small town after graduating from Midwestern University. Ronnie has spent 53 years serving Burleson through various roles in the community; coach, educator, small business owner, and member of city council.
Ronnie was born in Olney, Texas and went to Midwestern where he majored in Health and Physical Education with a minor in History. He became an educator in 1969. Over the years in Burleson, Mr. Johnson taught history, coached football, basketball, and golf, and served as an administrator, as well.
Ronnie was part of the 2019 council who approved Fire Station 16: The 14,000 square foot fire station replaced fire station 2 and has enhanced capabilities for emergency management .
Since the beginning Ronnie has always and will continue to support the city's partnership when providing School Resource Officers. Council approved 5 new SRO's since 2021.
Ronnie was part of the 2021 Council who approved ten new police officers and thirteen new fire department members. Additionally, council approved to increase both BPD & BFD pay by 30%.
A great deal of recognition should be given to residents and park board members who volunteered their time and efforts into helping to improve community spaces such as:
Cindy Park, Clark Park, Claudia's Playground
All were council approved at various years.
"Ronnie Johnson takes up for our children and citizens and has a true servants heart!"
"Ronnie has always struck me as a strong, stand up for what's right and don't hold back kind of guy. We need him"
" Ronnie Johnson has been a long time resident, business owner and community leaders of Burleson for many years. He cares about the city and the people and will always have our best interest at heart. For these reasons and more, I believe he will make a great Mayor"
"I've known Mr. Johnson for a number of years now, and his energy with everyone he meets is like no other. He is genuine, respectful and someone you can approach without feeling like you're beneath him. That to me says a lot of him and why he's loved by this community. "
"I have lived in Burleson all my life, 59 plus years. I have known you as long as I can remember. As a neighbor, as a teacher, as a friend and as a Burleson school board and City council member.
Experience in education, business and government. Honor, Integrity, Dedication and Love for Burleson
Everyone is Someone to Ronnie Johnson"
"Ronnie will be a Mayor for ALL people"
"Proven Leadership from a long time Burleson Business man, coach and educator. Ronnie is exactly what helped shape Burleson into the amazing town it is"
"I think Ronnie will make a great Mayor because he truly cares about Burleson. He cares about the people and businesses that call Burleson home. I also think Ronnie will take the time to really consider what is best for this town."
"I have lived in Burleson since 1975! I know Mr Johnson will be a great mayor because he has worn many hats in our community! He was a well respected coach and teacher at BHS, a business owner (Dairy Twin)who sponsored so many organizations and sports teams. He has served on several boards including city council! He is fully vested in Burleson and I know he will do what is best for our beautiful town. I know he will take into consideration the expectations of the citizens of Burleson. I know Mr Johnson has a vision to make Burleson a great place to live while maintaining the hometown atmosphere we so enjoy!"
Ronnie & Peggy Johnson have attended First Christian Church of Burleson since 1971. Over the last 50 years, Ronnie has served on numerous leadership positions including Chair of the board. He currently serves as the Vice Chair. Peggy Johnson is presently the treasurer and has served in this position for nearly 20 years.
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