The City Manager is the
Chief Administrative and Executive Officer of the City. The City Manager
is appointed by and reports to the City Council. The City Manager serves
as the bridge between the Council and staff and is responsible for implementing
the policies established by the Council. The City Manager is also
responsible for developing and administering the budget and various strategic
plans. In general, the City Manager is responsible for supervising city
employees and has the final responsibility for all hiring, discipline and
The current City Manager is
Mike Brice. Mike was appointed City Manager in August of 2007. He
previously served as the Assistant City Manager in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Mike has over thirty-five years’ experience in municipal government. He began
his public service career as a police dispatcher in Oklahoma City in
1981. In 1983 he was hired as a firefighter by the City of Nichols
Hills. During his tenure at Nichols Hills Mike progressed through the
ranks until being promoted to Assistant Fire Chief. In January 2000 Mike
was hired as the Fire Chief in Chickasha, Oklahoma. He was later promoted
to Assistant City Manager.
Mike holds a Master’s degree
in liberal studies focusing on leadership and administration from the
University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Central
Oklahoma in Industrial Safety. He is
credentialed as a city manager through the International City Managers
Mike is a current member of
the International City Managers Association and the Texas City Managers
Association. He represents Sanger on the Upper Trinity Regional Water
District Board. He has also served on the Sanger Area Chamber of Commerce Board
and is a member of the local Lions club.
Mike and his wife Paula have
two adult children and three grandchildren.
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