City Manager

Bert Lumbreras has almost 36 years of local government experience in executive management positions and has served as the City Manager in San Marcos since August 2017.  Prior to his current leadership role, Bert was an Assistant City Manager for the City of Austin for eleven years.  He also served as Assistant City Manager for the City of Waco and as City Manager in the cities of Uvalde, Alamo, Floresville, and Dilley.  Bert currently serves as the International City/County Management Association Mountain Plains Vice President and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Texas City Management Association from 2010-2014, including President in 2012. Bert has a bachelor’s degree in political science, with a concentration in public administration, from Southwest Texas State University.  Bert is married to his wife of 34 years, Elvia, a former Elementary teacher and lifelong educator.  They have three children and two grandchildren.

City Manager's Office

The City Manager’s office is responsible for the administration of the City of San Marcos organization including implementing the annual budget, City policies, and City Council programs.  Administrative staff provides assistance to elected officials, City departments and the community while serving as a liaison to citizens, businesses, other agencies, and economic development prospects.  

  1. Youth Services to Host 2nd Annual Mother & Son Bowling Night

    The City of San Marcos’ Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Services Division will host the Second Annual Mother & Son Bowling Night on Thursday, May 10. Read on...
  2. Main Street Nets Series of Awards, Grants

    The San Marcos Main Street Program announced on Monday, April 12 that their efforts in beautifying and improving downtown have recently won multiple awards, grants and recognition. Read on...
  3. SMPD Arrests Men Accused in Pizza Delivery Robbery

    San Marcos Police have arrested five men accused of robbing a pizza delivery driver earlier this month. Read on...
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