Jack Rentz

Jack Rentz

Jack Rentz, Place 2

P.O. Box 3295
Abilene, TX 79604-3295
Phone: 325-370-8000
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All City Council Members serve the City of Abilene at large.

Goals for Abilene

  • Establish a long-term plan to deal with all our aging infrastructure
  • I support anything that can lead to a reduction in Illegal drug use and the crimes associated with it
  • Keep the Police and Fire departments fully staffed
  • Promote a positive business climate to help attract new businesses and help existing ones to grow
  • See that the city manages its money just like a conservative private business would
  • Solve the water source issue for many generations out in the future


  • Founder and now Board Chairman of Rentech Boiler Systems


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University

Community Activities

  • Board Member-Big Brothers/Big Sisters-xLoan Star
  • Former Board Chairman of Frontier Texas
  • Former member of the Better Business Bureau Board
  • Former member of the board of Noah Project
  • Meals on Wheels volunteer driver
  • Member of the Abilene Industrial Foundation of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Kiwanis Club of Abilene for almost 40 years
  • Member of the Military Affairs Committee of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce
  • United Way Board member and past Campaign Chairman


  • Distinguished Alumni of the Whitacre College of Engineering at Texas Tech University
  • Graduate of Leadership Abilene 1987
  • Hobbies and Interests
  • Maintaining our family farm that has been in the family since the 1880s
  • Named Co-Citizen of the Year with Becky Rentz in 2014 by the Abilene Chamber of Commerce


  • Abilene Citizen since 1975
  • Children: Scott, Amy, and Bailey
  • Spending time at our place in South Taylor County
  • Spouse: Becky
  • Travel when time permits