Michael Kovacs

City Manager's Office
Title: City Manager
Phone: 972-771-4601, 106
2021 Michael Kovacs - Square

Michael Kovacs has served as Fate’s City Manager since 2014, and has over 25 years of experience in city management.  He describes his management style as being a servant leader who is personally invested in the mission of the City, knowing and helping the staff, and focusing on the needs of the community.  He is passionate about building fiscally resilient cities.

Michael was last City Manager in Galveston, Texas, where he worked to further the city’s recovery from Hurricane Ike.  Prior to Galveston, Michael was Asst. City Manager in Park City, Utah, the City Manager for Port Aransas, Texas, the Town Administrator in Surfside Beach, South Carolina, and the City Administrator for Presidio, Texas.  Michael has a MPA and BA from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.  

 Michael is also a dual citizen of the U.S.A. & Canada and served during the first Gulf War era in the Canadian Army with a mechanized infantry regiment. 


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