The City Manager is the operations officer for the city and is charged with the responsibility of implementing the goals and objectives set by the City Council.
Responsibilities include supervising day-to-day operations of all city departments and advising the City Council on matters of interest.
Mr. Parton comes to Beaumont from Kerrville, Texas. He has been a City Manager, City Administrator, Planning Director and consultant with local governments. Mr. Parton is married and has two children. He has a Masters Degree in Public Administration and Bachelor of Science Degree in Emergency Administration and Planning, both from the University of North Texas.
"I am honored to have been selected by the City Council to join the Beaumont team at such a critical time. Our community is blessed with a dedicated team of employees who have weathered the storm and are building the Beaumont of tomorrow. I am excited to join you. There are many exciting opportunities ahead. Each and every day, our employee team is contributing in a real and tangible way to something much larger than ourselves. We have the unique chance to be a positive force and to greatly impact the lives of many for years to come.
I look forward to working with you and all that we are going to accomplish."