Biography

Council Member Alberto Torres, Jr. is a native Laredoan and lifelong resident of District 4. The son of Mexican immigrants, Torres is the product of the Laredo public schools system—having graduated from Martin High School, and attended Laredo Community College and Texas A&M International University.

 

In 2015, he was appointed to serve as Webb County Democratic Party Chair and then was elected to the countywide party office in the March 2016 Democratic primary.

 

In December of 2016, Torres was elected to the Laredo City Council to represent the constituents of District 4. Torres is a firm believer of integrity, accountability, communication and fairness—all being key to operating a successful municipality.

 

Council Member Torres’ priority is to fight to ensure that the decisions made on council are made for the right reasons and for the benefit of all, not just for a privileged few.

 

Amongst Council Member Torres’ agenda as City Council Member for District 4 are:

 

• Making streets safer and investing in first responders

• Creating jobs and supporting economic development

• Focusing on youth and seniors

• Creating great public places to live, work and play

• Putting City Hall to work for US

 

Council Member Torres is also active with the community through service and volunteer work with many non-profit organizations, including Boys & Girls Clubs of Laredo and Angel of Hope (formerly Navidad En El Barrio). He is also the Webb County Commissioner’s Court Representative on the Webb County Head Start Policy Council and a Commissioner of the Webb County Elections Commission.

 

 

City Hall

1110 Houston Street

Laredo, Texas 78040

Phone:  956-791-7300

Fax:  956-791-7498

City Hall Annex

1102 Bob Bullock Loop

Laredo, Texas 78041

Phone:  956-727-6400