LUBBOCK, Texas — Lubbock City Councilman Steve Massengale announced Tuesday that he will not run for the city’s mayor position in 2022.

“After much reflection and discussion with friends and trusted advisors, I have decided that May of 2022 is not the time for me to run for mayor,” Massengale said in a video posted to his Facebook page.

Massengale had said in November that he would consider running for mayor. He is currently the District 4 City Councilman.