Assistant City Managers
Bill Atkinson joined Missouri City in 2007 as assistant city manager. He brings more than 20 years of experience including 13 years as a city manager to this position. Prior to coming to Missouri City, Atkinson was the city manager for the City of Sachse, in the Dallas Metroplex for eight years, and he started his career as the City Manager for five years in Dewey,Oklahoma.
Memberships & Education He is a member of the International City / County Management Association and have served on numerous committees for the Texas City Management Association.
Atkinson earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from the University of Central Arkansas, a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Arkansas and 2014 graduate of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs Public Executive Institute.
Please contact Bill Atkinson for more information.
Scott Elmer was named Assistant City Manager in June 2011. Prior to his appointment, Elmer served as Director of Public Works/City Engineer from 2006 - 2011 and as Assistant Public Works Director / City Engineer from 2000 to 2006. Elmer started his career with Missouri City in November 1995 as an engineering technician. Prior to coming to Missouri City, he was employed at QRI, Inc., as a vice president and with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers as a project manager. At Missouri City, Elmer primarily provides oversight of municipal infrastructure, parks and development services.
Awards & Education Elmer holds the prestigious honor of being named a 2008 Top Ten Public Works Leader of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA). He has also received the:
- University of Houston Public Official of the Year Award Finalist in 2012
- Texas Public Works Association Public Works Leader of the Year in 2002
- Texas Society of Professional Engineers Young Engineer of the Year Award in 2001
- APWA National Emerging Leader in Public Works Award in 2000
Please contact Scott Elmer for more information.