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Assistant City Manager Bio

Brian LaBorde joined the city of Buda in March 8, 2010 and was named Assistant City Manager/City Planner.  Mr LaBorde oversees Planning and Engineering, Library, Parks and Recreation and Tourism.

Mr. LaBorde has over 15 years of experience in municipal government. Prior to joining the city, he has worked for several other municipalities at various positions:  City of Orange as Comprehensive City Planner/ Assistant to the City Manager; City of Dayton as Director of Planning to Acting City Manager; City of Shenandoah as Assistant Director to Director of Public Works.

A Texas native, Mr. LaBorde holds a BA in Political Science and a Masters in Public Administration both from Texas Tech University.  Mr. LaBorde holds  a TCEQ Class “C” licenses in Ground Water and Wastewater Treatment, Certified Planner with the American Institute of Certified Planners, Certified Public Manager from the William P. Hobby Center for Public Service of Texas State University,  Accredited Member of the Congress for the New Urbanism, and Certified Government Finance Officer for the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas (expired). 

Brian is a past director of the American Planning Association of the Southeast Section and former State Board representative, former part-time teacher for Lamar State College-Port Arthur, Texas , and former Rotarian of the Dayton and Killeen-Harker Heights Chapters, and former Vice District Chairman for the Three Rivers Council #578 Boy Scouts of America.  He currently serves as Vice President for Region # 8 of the Texas City Managers Association and is a member of the American Planning Association, Texas City Management Association, American Society for Public Administration, Congress for the New Urbanism, and Government Finance Officers Association of Texas.   Brian has been married to his lovely wife Misti for over three years.

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Brian LaBorde, Assistant City Manager