Amarillo’s new City Manager will be Jared Miller. That according to Amarillo Mayor, Paul Harpole.
The Amarillo City Council plans to meet on Tuesday to formally vote in Miller as their choice.
Amarillo has not had a permanent city manager in more than a year.
Terry Childers who resigned in November and current Deputy City Manger Bob Cowell filled that role on an interim basis.
According to the City of San Marcos’ website, Miller has managed that city since January 2015.
Miller is a graduate of Abilene Christian University and has two degrees from Texas Tech University.
He was formerly the Assistant City Manager for North Richland Hills in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex.
Miller and his wife Kristin have two sons.
Jared H. Miller, former Assistant City Manager for North Richland Hills, TX, joined the City of San Marcos on January 6, 2014 as City Manager.
Miller leads a San Marcos team of 656 employees and administers an annual budget of $187.1 million. The U.S. Census Bureau has listed San Marcos as the fastest growing city over 50,000 in the nation in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Miller had been the Assistant City Manager since 2007 for North Richland Hills, a city of 65,000 people in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Before that he served as City Manager for Snyder from 2005 to 2007 and in Crosbyton from 2003 to 2005. He worked for the South Plains Association of Governments from 2000 to 2003 as a regional services specialist, redistricting coordinator and criminal justice coordinator.