Tim Woolley


Timothy O. Woolley is serving his first, four-year term as mayor of Taylor.  The former City Council chairman defeated State Rep. Alex Garza and incumbent Mayor Rick Sollars during the November 2021 General Election. Mayor Woolley took 50.72 percent of the votes, with 5,556. Runner-up Garza finished with 40.86 percent. 

Mayor Woolley is the eighth man to serve as mayor of Taylor. Others to serve were Richard Trolley, S. Richard Marshall, Donald Zub, Cameron (Kim) Priebe (twice), Gregory Pitoniak, Jeffrey Lamarand and Sollars. 

A life-long resident of Taylor and graduate of Taylor Center High School, the mayor feels ready to meet any and all new challenges facing his office and the City of Taylor. He says his eight years on City Council garnered him a wealth of experience as well as solid relationships with residents, City officials and employees alike. 

Mayor Woolley served his country during the Desert Shield and Desert Storm military campaigns in the Middle East. His Army service extended from 1989-92 as a forward observer for field artillery for the 2nd Armored Division, nicknamed “Hell on Wheels”. The unit was originally formed in 1940 under Gen. Charles Scott and made famous under Gen. George Patton in World War II. Tim earned several different medals and citations during his time in the military

Mayor Woolley is married to wife Amy and the couple has two children, Dylan and Sarah. He also has a Chocolate Lab named Bailey. 

Significant Accomplishments prior to taking over as mayor:

  • City Council Chairman
  • Member of the Taylor Goodfellows
  • Member of the Taylor VFW Post 4422
  • City Council liaison to the Veterans Museum Commission
  • President, Victory Gym VHC
  • Coached baseball in the Northwest Little League (Won a state championship in 2007.)
  • Coached basketball at Waring Elementary School
  • Coached Youth football for Taylor Junior Football League
  • Teamster Local 299 member for 17 years


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