Council Place 4


Elected to City Council in May 2023
Councilmember Scott  is currently a member of the following City Council Committees:

  • Economic Development Corporation Type A
  • Community & Intergovernmental Relations
  • Infrastructure &  Development
  • Public Safety & Court

Larry Scott has deep roots in Burleson and surrounding areas. He was born in 1957 in Pasadena, Texas. His family moved to Crowley in 1967, and he has called this area home ever since.

Two years after graduation, in 1977, Larry accepted a position in the railroad industry, beginning a career that would span 45 years. During that time, he earned many awards based on his professional performance. He was awarded the Professors’ Award from Union Pacific Railroad for teaching, mentoring, and educating safety and efficiency and the Throttle Nine Award for generating significant performance improvements. He also earned several certifications and licenses, such as NARTE-Certified Master Technician Class 1 (Endorsement-Microwave Systems-Radar Systems) and First-Class FCC License (Endorsement-Ship Radar).  Larry recently retired from Union Pacific Railroad as a senior manager.

Outside of his professional life, Larry has enjoyed many community volunteer opportunities. Larry served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Foster Children with Johnson County (CASA) for several years. He was also a volunteer for the City of Burleson. In addition to volunteering at city events, Larry served on the Zoning Board of Adjustments for the City of Burleson (ZBA) and was appointed to Burleson City Council Place 4 on May 6, 2023.

Education and Training

  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)
    • College of Business Administration (Non-Degree Event)
  • Salt Lake Community College 
    • Microprocessors Programming & Applications
  • Project Cheyenne Delta Series
    • Leadership Program
  • Total Quality Management System
    • Team Leader Training
  • Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, Nebraska
    • Total Management Training Program                       
  • Digital Systems Dallas
    • Computer Systems Programming
  • Electric Power & Research Institute
    • Power Systems & Railroad EMC
  • Elkins Institute of Electronics
    • Radio Operating & Communications
  • North Little Rock Ar., Missouri Pacific Railroad
    • Federal Railroad Signal Applications                         
  • Salt Lake Community College
    • Electronic Graduate Program