ABILENE, Texas — Abilene’s mayor Anthony Williams announced that he will seek reelection this coming May.

Williams was first elected in 2017, after serving 16 years on City Council.

Abilene's mayor position is up for reelection, as well as City Council places 3 and 4.

The candidacy filing period will take place from Jan. 15 through Feb. 14.

“My proudest moment.. I talked about city government will be different the mayor would be accessible. I would be available and I would hold myself accountable and I delivered on all three of those” said Williams.

Mayor Williams will formally announce his campaign Thursday.