City Manager's Office


Our mission is to establish and maintain an environment wherein Watauga provides the highest quality municipal services possible within established fiscal constraints.

Background on the City Manager

Mrs. Gardner has over ten years of city management experience and has served as the City Manager for the City of Copperas Cove, Texas.  She previously served as the Assistant City Manager for Copperas Cove and also served as the Director of Finance for the City of Pearland, Texas.  Mrs. Gardner holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Houston Clear Lake and is a Certified Public Manager. 

“I appreciate the opportunity to work with the City Council and staff and serve the Citizens of Watauga,” says Mrs. Gardner.

Mrs. Gardner began her tenure with the City of Watauga on February 19, 2018.