City Manager
Office: 903-988-4110


Josh Selleck

Josh Selleck has served the City of Kilgore as City Manager since March 2015.  Under Kilgore’s council-manager form of government, the City Manager serves as the chief operating officer of the City.  Selleck is responsible for managing the City's affairs and day-to-day operations, as well as implementing policies set by the Mayor and City Council. He is responsible for the preparation and administration the City’s annual operating and capital budgets and providing general leadership and direction for city personnel.  Prior to Kilgore, Selleck was employed as an Assistant City Manager for Cedar Park, Texas.  He also previously held positions as Director of Finance for Cedar Park, Director of Finance and Budget Manager for the City of Kerrville, Texas, and Budget Analyst for Lubbock, Texas.

Selleck holds a Bachelors degree in Political Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.  Selleck also holds a Masters of Public Administration and a Masters of Science in Financial Planning both from Texas Tech University.

Josh, his wife Elsa and son Alex enjoy the many amenities that Kilgore provides, such as outdoor recreation, shopping and restaurants, and fellowship with friends and neighbors. 



The City Manager serves as chief administrative and executive officer of the City and assures that all laws and city ordinances are enforced; and does related work as required. The City Manager appoints and removes all heads of departments and all subordinate officers and employees of the City, except as otherwise provided in the City Charter. The City Manager exercises control over all departments and subdivisions thereof created by the City Charter and City Council. The City Manager attends all meetings of the City Council, taking part in discussions and recommending Council action as appropriate and keeps the Council fully advised as to the financial condition and needs of the City. The City Manager assures the annual budget is prepared and submitted to the City Council and assures the City operates within its budget. The City Manager executes deeds and contracts on behalf of the City when authorized by ordinance, resolution or motion of the City Council. The City Manager also represents the City in professional and civic organizations