City Manager

Austin Bleess, City Manager Like the CEO of a corporation, a professional local government manager brings the best practices running the business of government. He or she is trained to understand effective budgeting, manage staff, and Professional managers are committed to the highest standards of equity, transparency, honor, integrity, political neutrality, responsible stewardship of public resources, and to fostering an ethical culture throughout the government.

Professional managers are leaders who partner with elected officials to turn their policies into tangible results and are behind the decisions that shape how communities like ours look and feel.

In addition, professional managers who are members of ICMA agree to uphold its Code of Ethics, which governs conduct and sets the standard for excellence.

Austin Bleess is proud to be the City Manager of Jersey Village. He was appointed as City Manager in March 2017. Before coming to Jersey Village he served as City Manager in Caribou, Maine and City Administrator in Winnebago, MN. He brings proven abilities in comprehensive planning, budgeting, personnel management, project management, economic development, and grant writing. 

Mr. Bleess holds a Masters of Public Administration Degree from Walden University in Minneapolis and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Bethel University in St. Paul.

Austin Bleess
City Manager

16501 Jersey Drive
Jersey Village, Texas 77040-1999
Office: 713-466-2109
Fax: 713-466-2134

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