Many De La Rosa brings 27 years of municipal government experience to the City of Kyle’s planning department. Manuel (Manny) De La Rosa has not only served as planning director, but also as judge, fire chief, economic development director, assistant city manager, and city manager. This diversity of experience will be a great asset as De La Rosa leads the planning department of one of the fastest growing cities in Texas.
De La Rosa has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, and is also a Certified Public Manager.
As Director of Planning, De La Rosa is responsible for administration of the City Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, and other land development ordinances. He also will have regular interaction with developers and the public and is also responsible for updating and implementing the City Comprehensive Plan and providing staff support to the City’s Planning Commission.