Interim City Manager Bio
Kenneth R. Williams was appointed as the City Manager of the City of Buda, Texas, effective September 2008.
Mr. Williams is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the city, applies strategic direction; implements council policies, and coordinates community issues in a City with an $87,700,000 budget. He previously held positions with the City of Diboll, Texas as City Manager (2006-2008), the City of Lufkin, Texas as Assistant City Manager of Administrative Services (2004-2006), Director of Public Works (1997-2004), and served as Lufkin’s Emergency Management Coordinator (1997-2006). During his tenure as the Emergency Management Coordinator, he was responsible for coordinating the City’s responses to the Space Shuttle Columbia Tragedy, Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.
Some significant accomplishments during his tenure as Buda City Manager include:
Mr. Williams has a Master of Public Administration from Villanova University, a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and an Associate of Science in Business from Angelina College.
He participates in a number of professional organizations, including the International City Managers Association (ICMA) as the Mountain Plains Regional Vice President, as past president and board member of the Texas City Managers Association, the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) as a board member, and the Texas Municipal League (TML).
Mr. Williams also has received the following awards: