City Manager

(2019 - Present)

The City Manager’s Office handles the general administration of the City and executes the policies and objectives of the City Council. The primary charge is the day-to-day operation of the City through the coordination of all City Department activities and functions.

Mr. LaBorde has served as a leader for Texas municipalities for 20 years. Prior to serving as the City Manager for the City of Keene, Mr. LaBorde served as the Assistant City Manger for the City of Buda. He is a past President of the Texas City Manager Association (TCMA) Region 7 and has served on the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) Technical Advisory Committee. Mr. Laborde is an ICMA credentialed manager.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Texas Tech University
  • Master's of Public Administration, Texas Tech University
  • Graduate of Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs Public Executive Institute