ABILENE, Texas -

A familiar face in the community filed Wednesday to run for the Abilene City Council.

Kyle McAlister is running for the place five seat on the Abilene City Council. The election will be held in May.

Councilman Stormy Higgins currently holds the seat. Higgins said, he will not be running again.

McAlister calls himself a conservative who's a family man.

"My home is here, my job is here, my family is here and Abilene is a place that I love," McAlister said.

He would like to bring businesses and create jobs in Abilene if he is elected.

"I want Abilene to be on the top of the list when businesses are looking to relocate to Texas," McAlister said.