At their November 5 meeting, Rosenberg City Council appointed Police Chief and Interim City Manager, Robert Gracia, City Manager was effective November 19.
Gracia began his work with the City of Rosenberg as a Police Dispatcher in 1980, and rose through departmental ranks, earning the rank of Chief of Police in 1988. He was appointed Assistant City Manager for Public Safety in 2003. Gracia has served as Interim City Manager two times previous, and 2013 marked his 25th anniversary as Chief of Police.
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to continue serving the Rosenberg community,” stated Gracia. “I look forward to utilizing some of the same successful tools we’ve implemented in the Police Department, including strategic planning, and investing in people, training, and technology, to provide improved services to our residents and businesses.”
“Leadership is paramount to the success of our organization,” stated Mayor Vincent M. Morales, Jr. “We’re excited to work with Chief Gracia to grow and improve Rosenberg. He is the right individual to lead us through the challenges we currently face. He knows where we’ve been, and where we can go as a community.”
City Council will consider the City Manager’s employment contract at their November 19 City Council Meeting.