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City Manager
The city manager is responsible for:
  • Implementing policy decisions made by the City Council
  • Preparing recommended budgets
  • Coordinating city operations and programs
  • Appointing and supervising city personnel
  • Enforcing municipal laws and ordinances
  • Recommending improvements in operations for the City of Deer Park

James Stokes began his career with the City of Deer Park in April 2010.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Abilene Christian University and a Master of Public Policy and Administration degree from Baylor University.  He also attained the Credentialed Manager certification from the International City Management Association.  He is a member of the International City Management Association, the Texas City Management Association, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool.

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Jay Stokes
Jay Stokes
City Manager

710 E. San Augustine
Deer Park, TX  77536

Ph: 281-478-7245