City Manager

Bert Lumbreras is the City Manager for the City of San Marcos, Texas with over 36 years of experience as a City Manager or an Assistant City Manager in seven Texas communities. He serves on the TML Intergovernmental Risk Pool Board of Trustees with a term ending Oct. 1, 2024.  Bert previously served as the International City/County Management Association Mountain Plains Vice President and has 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, and a minor in geography and urban planning from Southwest Texas State University.  Bert is married to his wife of 35 years, Elvia, a former Elementary teacher and lifelong educator.  Bert & Elvia 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.  

Strategic Initiative Dashboards (Click Images)

Stormwater Management Dashboard showing a 57% Completion Rate
Workforce Housing Dashboard showing a 56% Completion Rate
Public Transit Dashboard showing a 54% Completion Rate
Community Partnerships Dashboard showing a 70% Completion Rate
City Facilities Dashboard showing a 53% Completion Rate

Strategic Initiatives Quarterly Reports