Mayor Pro Tem
Riley Standifer was born and raised in East Texas. He has been a Coffee City resident for the past 18 years. He graduated from John Tyler High School, TJC, and the University of Texas at Tyler.
After serving as a Military Policeman in the US Army, he returned home and served with the Tyler Police Department and Kelly Springfield. He retired from GE, Trane/American Standard after 28 years as a Senior Production Specialist.
He and his late wife of 49 years raised 3 children. A close knit family, now including numerous grandchildren, they enjoy camping, boating and large family get-togethers.
He and his late wife also served as Youth Directors at Glenwood Methodist Church. Riley currently serves as a deacon at Flint Baptist Church.
KEVIN E. SWANSON
Alderman Place #3
Kevin Swanson was born and raised in Modesto, California. After graduating from high school in 1981, he enlisted in the US Army, Military Police Corp and was stationed in Germany.
He was reassigned to Fort Hood Texas in 1983, were he found a new home in Texas.
He exited the Military in 1988 and was hired by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) where he made his career. For 15 of those years, he was assigned to the Field Force Department. At the time of his retirement, he held the rank of Field Sergeant. He retired with 22 and half years of service in 2011.
For the past 15 years, he has been working for the Walmart Inc. Distribution Center in Palestine, Texas. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Cynthia, for 35 years. He enjoys yard work and various hobbies and they enjoy traveling with their dogs Rowdy and Daisy.
Marquis R. Castleberry
Alderman Place #2
Mr. Castleberry was born in Kaufman, Texas and immediately transitioned to Tyler, Texas where he was raised. He lived and worked in Tyler into his adulthood until he moved to Coffee City, Texas in 2007. He’s been married to Vicki B. Castleberry for over 30 years. Throughout his career, he’s enjoyed working with her in the field of education as a teacher and administrator until retiring in the year of 2011.
He’s had the pleasure of participating in the life long hobbies of fishing, tennis, some travel, daily relaxation, and last, but certainly not least, Church activities.
Since moving to Coffee City, he has developed a strong interest in the its future growth economically (business/job opportunities), demographically (annexing surrounding communities), residentially (housing), and its community relations.
It is his goal, mission, and desire as a member of the Coffee City – City Council, to work diligently, and cooperatively with the Mayor, members of the city council, and the citizens of Coffee City in discussing, creating, developing, and applying ideas that address the needs of this great city.
Alderman Place #1
RAY VER HEY
Agendas & Minutes 2021
Agendas & Minutes 2020
Agendas & Minutes 2019
November 14, 2019 Special Meeting Agenda (Cancelled)
October 7, 2019 Special Council Meeting Agenda |
August 29, 2019 Strategic Planning Meeting Agenda |
August 21, 2019 Special Council Meeting Agenda |
June 13, 2019 Special Council Workshop Agenda (Cancelled – no Quorum)
May 14, 2019 Council Budget Meeting Minutes