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Bert Lumbreras, Assistant City Manager

Bert Lumbreras

Bert Lumbreras was appointed Assistant City Manager for Community Services in August 2006. He oversees the Aviation Department, Development Services Department, Neighborhood Housing and Community Development, Planning and Zoning Department and Watershed Protection Department.

Before coming to Austin, he was an Assistant City Manager in Waco for almost 10 years. He began his career as a City Manager in the City of Dilley, Texas, and has held the same position with the cities of Floresville, Alamo and Uvalde. His areas of expertise include city management and urban planning.

He is also active in civic and professional organizations, including the International City/County Management Association, the Texas City Management Association, Texas Municipal League and the International Hispanic Network.

Lumbreras earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in public administration and a minor in geography and urban planning from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. He and his wife, Elvia, have three children and two grandchildren.  Elvia Lumbreras teaches a bilingual pre-kindergarten class at Oak Hill Elementary.

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