LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Bill Howerton, a 20-year veteran of the City of Lubbock, has been announced as the city's new deputy city manager.
Howerton currently serves as the assistant city manager and will begin his new role on Wednesday, according to a city news release. In this new role, he will serve as the city manager during any absences, coordinate special projects and continue to serve as lead supervisor for the group of departments he currently oversees.
Howerton graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor of business administration and a master of public administration.
"The City of Lubbock is working diligently to become an organization that values and improves its customer relations. I believe an emphasis on providing a customer friendly environment must come from senior management," Howerton said in the news release. "As the Deputy City Manager, I accept the challenge of carrying out the City Manager's vision of customer service to the remainder of the organization."