City Manager's Office
City Manager Robert Camareno
New Braunfels City Manager Robert Camareno has been on the job since 2013 after serving as assistant city manager since 2008. He was born and raised in New Braunfels and has worked in municipal government for more than 20 years. Camareno's responsibilities include managing the city’s $272.6 million annual budget and overseeing the over 800 employees working across 17 departments.
Assistant City Manager Jordan Matney
Matney began her career with the city of Fort Worth after obtaining her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas. She obtained her Master of Public Administration from Texas A&M Corpus Christi in 2013. In 2019 she came to New Braunfels after serving as Assistant City Manager for the City of Live Oak for 5 years.
Assistant City Manager Jared Werner
Werner began his career with the City in 2007 when he served as an intern in the Parks and Recreation Department. During the past 14 years, Werner has served in a number of roles including Assistant Director of Finance, Director of Human Resources, and Chief Financial Officer. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Park Administration, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, and was named a Rising Star of New Braunfels in 2018.
The City of New Braunfels will add value to our community by planning for the future, providing quality services, encouraging community involvement, and being responsive to those we serve
Integrity: We operate with integrity, holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance, transparency, accountability, and ethical conduct.
Service: We are responsive and respectful to those we serve with an attitude that everything is worth our best effort.
Visionary leadership: We anticipate needs, look to our community’s future, and execute to achieve our goals.
Stewardship of local resources: We use our resources responsibly. We treasure our unique heritage and natural environment and wish to preserve it for future generations.
Fiscal responsibility: Our decisions reflect sound fiscal management and prudence.
- Use a variety of funding sources for operational and capital needs
- Continue an ongoing program of infrastructure construction and maintenance
- Develop operating and capital improvement plans based on realistic population and revenue projections to meet anticipated service demands
- Maintain and review benchmarks for public safety services delivery
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive program for watershed issues
- Continue to develop proactive programs for traffic control
- Develop and enhance community partnerships with residential neighborhoods, business, and other entities
- Maintain fiscal stability of City operations
- Maintain an ongoing program for improving customer service
- Create a comprehensive program for communicating with the public
- Be proactive in influencing legislative policies
- Promote and encourage a sustainable high-performing workforce and environment
Quality of Life
- Implement comprehensive programs to address quality-of-life issues identified in the community needs assessment, especially as it pertains to youth
- Ensure expanded age-appropriate recreational, literacy and enrichment opportunities
- Preserve and improve our open space
- Protect the integrity of our neighborhoods
Growth and Development
- Establish a vision for the future of the City of New Braunfels
- Work with existing entities to ensure sustainable quality development
- Improve the development process to make it more customer-friendly
- Continue to develop year-round tourism
- Ensure community connectivity and mobility