Scott has spent his life’s work on making a difference. Whether as a member of the Regional Transportation Council, the National League of Cities, Plano City Council Mayor Pro Tem, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem or Councilmember, serving on the Finance Committee, the Boy Scouts of America, being a community volunteer, and as an assistant coach, he has worked diligently to make the difference for his community, his work and his family.
Co-chaired the Finance Committee that advised the City Council on special financial issues yearly such as feasibility studies, service rate increases, and reviewing the annual city audit
Initiated and proposed, as one of the leaders on the City Council, the vote for an Economic Development Fund (EDF) to attract, retain, and grow businesses in Plano. Since 2006, a $53M expenditure from EDF has produced $2B of high quality business capital investment, which created a 3,700% return on community investment for Plano taxpayers
Chaired the Tax Increment Financing Board which oversaw a community investment redevelopment area involving a major regional mall within Plano
Served on the leadership team, while representing Plano, on the National League of Cities’ Community & Economic Development Executive Board. This Board dealt with major national issues which included advocating with members of Congress and the Executive Branch of the United States Government