Mayor William “Bill” Benton was elected as Mayor of Rosenberg on May 6, 2017. Mayor Benton is self-employed and the owner of Benton Limousine, ABC Bonding, Benton Realty and Rose-Rich Realty. Mayor Benton has an Associate’s Degree from Wharton County Junior College and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Houston. He is active in the Rosenberg Lions Club, Hispanics Offering People Education (HOPE), and the Rosenberg Image Committee, along with numerous other community groups. Prior to his election, Mayor Benton served as Chairman of the City’s Sign Review Task Force.