Clinton Bailey has been involved in municipal government for over 27 years. Born and raised in west Texas, Clinton began his career working for the City of San Angelo as their City Engineer for 18 years. Clinton, his wife LeeAnn and daughter, Sterlin, moved to Fredericksburg in 2013, when he was selected to become the City’s Director of Public Works and Utilities. Clinton was promoted to Assistant City Manager in 2016. As assistant City Manager, Clinton’s additional responsibilities included oversight to the Parks and Recreation Department, Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course, and Development Services. After nine years of service to the City, on May 1, 2022, the City Council appointed Clinton as the new City Manager of Fredericksburg.
Clinton is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Environmental and Water Resources Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Clinton and his wife are both licensed pilots and enjoy hunting, fishing, and spending time at their ranch in West Texas.
The City of Fredericksburg operates as a Council-Manager form of government. The City Manager is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the City Council, of the City, and shall be responsible to the City Council for the administration of all the affairs of the City. They shall be chosen by the City Council solely on the basis of their executive and administrative training, experience, ability, and character. No member of the City Council shall, during the time for which they are elected and for one (1) year thereafter, be appointed City Manager.
Powers and Duties
The powers herein conferred upon the City Manager shall include but shall not be limited to the following:
These management responsibilities are shared with an Assistant City Manager.