Abilene City Council Place 2

Bruce Kreitler

Term Expires: May 2018

Goals for Abilene

  • Work to educate citizens about municipal debt and its costs to a community
  • Work to involve more citizens in the various stages of our city government
  • To learn as much as I can about the issues facing the City of Abilene and do my very best to deal with them in the fairest, most effective, manner practical
  • Build on the work our predecessors have done in creating the great community that is Abilene, TX and leave it in better shape than we found it for those who come after us
  • Communicate with, and show respect for, the people who make up our community
  • To the best of my ability, see that all citizens, regardless of race, ethnicity or location in our community are dealt with fairly, evenly, and honestly
  • Continue to work towards securing future water supplies, while not forgetting that there are other large issues that need to be properly dealt with at the same time


Current: Owner of Broken Willow Tree Service
Former: 20+ years oilfield experience, both domestic and international


Clyde High School

Community Activities

  • Big Country Chapter of Master Naturalists - Member
  • Frequent columnist, published several times a week
  • Frequent public speaker
  • Published author
  • Southwest Park Baptist Church - Member


  • Board Certified Master Arborist
  • Certified Master Naturalist
  • Certified Utility Specialist (arboricultural)
  • Certified Municipal Specialist (arboricultural)
  • Certified by the Texas Forest Service (to deal with oak wilt)

Hobbies & Interests

Reading, specifically History and Culture


Spouse: Caroline
2 Children: Dale, Connie

Last Updated: May 2015