Eric Hogue: Community Leader

Service to others


Eric Hogue is engaged and involved in his community and north Texas...

  • Chairman of the Board for the F.O. Birmingham Land Trust.
  • President of the Governing Board for the Texas School for the Deaf (appointed by the Governor).
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Baylor Scott and White Lake Pointe Medical Center.
  • Ex-Officio Member of the Wylie Economic Development Corporation.
  • Honorary Board Member of the Children’s Chorus of Collin County, Texas.
  • Mayor of the city of Wylie, Texas.

Commitment to a cause


Eric Hogue was elected as the 45th Mayor of Wylie, Texas on May 10, 2008, and is currently serving his fourth term. As the mayor of Wylie, Eric is the legislative head of Wylie’s city government and proudly serves as a representative and spokesman of the community at local, state and federal functions. 

Previously, the Mayor served the City of Wylie for over ten years: seven years as a member of the City Council and three years as a member of the Wylie Planning and Zoning Commission. 

Eric and his wife, Tammie, have been married for over 30 years and have two grown children. 

Forward looking


During his time in office, Mayor Hogue has been actively involved in the…  

  • Construction of Wylie’s Fire Station 3, which opened in 2009
  • Construction of the Wylie Municipal Complex which includes the City Hall, the Wylie Recreation Center, and the Smith Public Library, which opened in 2011.
  • Construction of the City Wylie Public Works Facility, which opened in 2012.
  • Remodel of the City of Wylie Public Safety Building, which was completed in 2013.
  • Remodel of Founder’s Park, which was completed in 2011.
  • Remodel of Community Park, which was completed in 2013.
  • Improvements and expansion of FM 1378, East Brown and West Brown streets.
  • Remodel of the Wylie Senior Citizen Recreation Center, which was completed in 2013.
  • Overseen the city’s annual budget cycle without raising taxes for six years and actually lowering the city’s taxes the last five years.
  • Worked with the city staff and the City Council to successfully implement a salary step program for the city’s public safety personnel.
  • Led the efforts to find and implement a transportation replacement system for senior citizens and disabled persons when Collin County cancelled its contract with CCART and directly impacted the citizens of Wylie. 

Building for tomorrow


Works with the Wylie Economic Development Corporation to bring new businesses into the community...


  • Super Target Department Store
  • Kohl’s Department Store
  • Viewpoint Bank
  • Ulta
  • Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers
  • Aldi Grocery Store
  • RaceTrac Service Station
  • McAlister's Deli
  • Wylie Medical Plaza/Lake Pointe Emergency Center
  • Kroger Marketplace
  • Savage Precision Fabrication
  • Ascend Custom Extrusion
  • B&B Theaters
  • Chick-fil-A
  • State Farm, Jarrod Rush Agency
  • Dairy Queen
  • Sanden America (new 24 million dollar product line)

Eric is currently the longest serving mayor in the city's 130 year history.