City Manager's Office
Welcome to the city of Lubbock! We're home to nearly 240,000 people on the high plains of Texas that has great people, warm hospitality, and beautiful sunsets.
The City Manager's Office provides oversight and direction for all city departments. One of the City Manager's biggest functions is preparing and submitting a balanced budget to the City Council. The City Manager's Office also assists the City Council in the development and formulation of policies, goals, and objectives.
City Manager James W. Loomis, A.A.E.
James has been with the City of Lubbock since 2004, and currently serves as the City Manager.
Prior to becoming City Manager in July 2013, he was the Executive Director of Aviation. Before coming to Lubbock, James served in managerial positions at the East Texas Regional Airport and airports in Illinois, Alabama, Kansas, and Houston.
James has a master's degree in public administration from Central Michigan University and a bachelor's degree from Troy State University (Alabama). He served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1983.