City Manager

Description of Services

The City manager exercises leadership in maintaining effective communication between the City Council, City employees, and the citizens of Port Lavaca.

As the City’s Chief Executive Officer, the City Manager performs financial monitoring, presents the annual budget, prepares City Council agenda, provides citizen assistance, and works on economic and community development opportunities.  This office also maintains the City’s website, prepares agenda and minutes for the Port Commission, and provides general administrative assistance to other programs.

City Manager

William (Bill) DiLibero

William “Bill” DiLibero is the City Manager in Port Lavaca, Texas. Previously he worked in County and State government in Massachusetts. Since 2002 he has worked in municipal government in Rhode Island; Charlestown, Cumberland, Foster and Hopkinton, and Texas; South Padre Island, Beeville and now Port Lavaca.

He was a water resources circuit rider and worked throughout the northeast. He was County Extension agent in Norfolk County Massachusetts where he was a water/waste-water and community development specialist. He worked for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection as the Deputy Director for Solid Waste Management and the GIS Administrator for the agency.

Bill received his law degree from the New England School of Law and is licensed to practice law in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Texas. He holds Masters Degrees in Geography and Urban and Regional Planning from Clark University and the University of Miami respectively. He received his Bachelors degree from Worcester State College in Sociology and Natural Science.

He is a Credentialed Manager through ICMA and was a Certified Planner through the American Planning Association. He is a member of the ICMA Sustainable Communities Advisory Committee.