December 03, 2010 Colleyville, Texas
Jim Moore to be inducted into Colleyville’s Hero Park on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2010
The public is encouraged to attend the event to honor one of Colleyville’s most prominent activists. Jim Moore of Colleyville passed away September 9, 2010.
|The Colleyville Heroes Park was dedicated on the 50th anniversary date of the City of
Attending the event that day was Jim Moore seen on right in a white shirt.
The late James (Jim) Moore will be honored as a Colleyville Hometown Hero at a ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 4:30 p.m. It would have been Moore’s 89th birthday. The ceremony will be held in Heroes Park in the Village at Colleyville.
|For almost thirty years, Moore served Colleyville and its citizen. Descended from one of the city’s first families and a Colleyville resident for most of his life, Moore participated in drafting the original Colleyville City Charter, which still serves as the city’s “constitution.”
Throughout his life, whether serving as an elected member of the City Council, as a volunteer on city boards and commissions, or simply as citizen involved in his community, Moore was a committed advocate to ensuring Colleyville was well served by its local government.
Moore was nominated for the Hometown Hero honor by Mr. Nelson Thibodeaux. His nomination was met with unanimous approval by the Hometown Hero selection panel, consisting of members of the Colleyville Historical Preservation Committee.
September 12, 2010 Colleyville, Texas
Jim Moore was a fixture at Colleyville City Council Meetings for 2 Decades
by Nelson Thibodeaux
Jim Moore of Colleyville passed away at Baylor Hospital in Grapevine at 5:17pm September 9, 2010. Moore was an active participant as a citizen, councilmember, city committees and advisory groups for more than 20 years. While some cities have their watchful “gadflies”, Moore was much more than a vocal critic of policies; he was a learned, perhaps the most learned, member of Colleyville City Government.
Moore’s public comments were always well thought out and agree or not, one could not argue that his opinions were informed and sincere.
Colleyville has lost a great city statesman and like Opal Ethridge before Jim, he will not be replaced. However, as was done with Opal when I served on City Council when the entry road to City Park was named after her; I would urge City Council to honor Jim Moore by finding an appropriate place to honor him. Perhaps the entry road into McPherson Park and, at minimum, Jim Moore should take his well deserved place in Colleyville’s Hero’s Park located near Colleyville City Hall.
On a personal note, I will miss my friend Jim Moore and Colleyville has lost part of its heart and soul with the passing of this respected and loved gentleman.
James B. Moore, 88,
The following are links to various articles that have appeared in LocalNewsOnly.com over the years that have featured Jim Moore:
|October 02, 2001
Transcript from City Council Meeting
Jim Moore: Jim Moore, 1416 Glade Road. As I like to call it the yellow snake road on 26, it’s something that obviously the engineering firm could not have been qualified as a traffic engineering firm that has to do with what is good for the business of Colleyville, and I hope that being the case that we don’t use them again. But I think in this case I don’t want to see the citizens of Colleyville, taxpayers, pay another engineering firm to make any kind of study. I just think that what they need to do is the city manager needs to talk to TxDoT and set up an arrangement to remove this median.
|January 8, 2003
CITY COUNCIL NEW PROPOSED ORDINANCE GETS COLD SHOULDER FROM CITIZENS.
|April 2, 2003
Moore Gets Appointed, Senior Exemption Passes and Some
Jim Moore, a Colleyville resident having family roots in the community from the earliest development days of the area, was sworn in to serve for two weeks in Place 4. Moore lives in the only home in the city officially recognized as a historical landmark. Moore, 81 served on the council for one term 1991-1993.
Councilman Rich Hendler welcomes Jim Moore back to City Council.
|March 23, 2003
by LNO Columnist Linda Baker
Half a million dollars worth of salaried City Staff showed up Saturday morning at the Colleyville Community Center to present alternatives to a tabled $52.11 averaged annual property tax exemption increase for Senior Citizens. The crowd of 140 people weren’t convinced.
Jim Moore, 1416 Glade Road, pointed out that once before, “the Utility Fund was robbed to the General Fund, and these should be kept separate. I want the tax exemption.”
|October 15, 2003
Veto of Appointments Is Not Only Unprecedented But Some Question Legality of Move
“The veto power reserved for the mayor was not intended to usurp the authority of city council.” stated Jim Moore, former councilman and member of the original Charter Commission.
|October 17, 2003
Colleyville’s Mayor Joe Hocutt Tells Economic Task Force that he “….could have vetoed their appointments….”
Shown in front is former city council member and one of the original authors of the City Charter, Jim Moore.
|November 13, 2003
The City Charter is Colleyville’s Constitution
In the same report, Jim Moore is listed as the Chairman of the Charter Review Committee
|January 21, 2004
FORMER COUNCILMAN CALLS FOR RESIGNATION OF P&Z CHAIRMAN OVER “FALSIFIED” MINUTES
Moore said the minutes of previous P&Z meetings had been “falsified” because it failed to show Bob Culley absent.
|February 05, 2004
Records Show P&Z Members Culley and Sellers Should Have Been Removed From The Commission Per City Charter
However, at Tuesday night’s February 3rd city council meeting, Mr. Moore stayed to the end of the meeting to speak during citizen’s comments. Moore said that he was “going to eat crow.”
February 21, 2004
November 17, 2004
|May 5, 2005 @ 1.09 pm (no link)
Correction: LNO stated in an Editorial about the Charter Revisions that a Recall Election has not been held in Colleyville. Former Councilman Jim Moore has corrected LNO, we apologize for the error.
Charter RevisionsColleyville has had a recall election. It was to recall Phil Kelley.
thought you would like to know.
Jim Moore remained active in civic affairs up to his passing last Thursday..these articles are just a few when Jim and Dulce were both actively involved. Ducle passed away April 2009; a pictorial on Dulce was posted on LNO.