prev / next
Back to Myths
Myth 1b.jpg
0
MYTH: Westlake residents bear 2.5x the debt load as the #2 most indebted city in Texas.
Westlake Academy.jpg
0
MYTH: Westlake Academy has a stellar reputation.
Role of Mayor.jpg
0
MYTH: The role of Mayor is a part-time position
Town Manager Revised.jpg
0
MYTH: Westlake’s Town Manager should not be the Superintendent of Westlake Academy.
Myth 3b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Westlake Town Staff did not deserve market pay adjustments.
Myth 4b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town of Westlake is overstaffed and should be “right-sized.”
Myth 5b.jpg
0
MYTH: Wheat is planning a 20k -30k sq ft Municipal Building, which is projected to cost $8.1M.
Myth 6b.jpg
0
MYTH: Mayor Wheat declared Westlake a “Pro Development Town Government”
Myth 7b.jpg
0
MYTH: Economic Development Incentive Agreement and Solana PID creation unwarranted
Myth 8b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town is at great risk for having to repay the $26M in bonds sold by the Solana PID.
Myth 9b.jpg
0
MYTH: Centurion American’s relationship with UDF threatens the funding of Westlake Entrada.
Myth 10b.jpg
0
MYTH: Mayor Wheat played an important role in bringing Deloitte University to Westlake.
Myth 11b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town evaluates economic development incentives & negotiates outside of the public domain.
Myth 12b.jpg
0
MYTH: Mayor Wheat has an “aggressive Economic Incentive Program” for the Town of Westlake.
Math.jpg
0
MYTH: WA Students underperform in Math
Myth 14b.jpg
0
MYTH: 25% of the students at Westlake Academy are Westlake residents.
Myth 15b.jpg
0
MYTH: Westlake Town Council and Westlake Academy Board of Trustees should not be one and the same.
Myth 16b.jpg
0
MYTH: Westlake Academy has a diverse faculty and provides students an international perspective.
Myth 17b.jpg
0
MYTH: Westlake Academy has quality interaction between its staff and stakeholders.
Myth 18b.jpg
0
MYTH: Westlake Academy should develop an affiliated “for profit” pre-school program.
Town Manager.jpg
0
MYTH: The compensation and benefit increases for Tom Brymer constitute an abuse of discretion.
Myth 20b.jpg
0
MYTH: Westlake should have term limits for all elected officials.
Myth 21b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town should post meeting agendas at least ten days in advance.
Myth 22b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town fails to provide Executive Summaries for Town and Westlake Academy reports.
Myth 23b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town should only hold Special Meetings in the case of emergencies.
Myth 24b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town Council should not appoint members to fill a vacancy created by a resignation.
Myth 25b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town’s Mission, Vision and Values Statements should never be changed.
Myth 26b.jpg
0
MYTH: Mayor Wheat cast the tie breaking and deciding vote in favor of property tax in Westlake.
Myth 27b.jpg
0
MYTH: Mayor Wheat has not implemented a Conflict of Interest Policy governing Town Council and P&Z.
Myth 28b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town should be prevented from issuing Certificates of Obligation.
Myth 29b.jpg
0
MYTH: Westlake roads are in need of repair.
Myth 30b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town of Westlake can take great pride in its trail system.
Myth 31b.jpg
0
MYTH: Westlake’s telecommunications infrastructure needs to be updated.
Myth 32b.jpg
0
MYTH: The Town of Westlake needs a new fire station.
Myth 33b.jpg
0
MYTH: The plans for the fire station do not include training facilities or new apparatus.