City Manager’s Office


      The City Manager is the Chief Operating Officer for the City working directly under the City Council.  The City Manager provides professional management in the day-to-day activities of the City and is responsible for implementing the policies as established by the Mayor and City Council. The City Manager works closely with Department Heads to ensure that the highest level of service is provided to the citizens in a fiscally responsible way.

      Interim City Manager
      Contact Anas Garfaoui: (210) 653.9140, ext. 2286

      City Hall
      City of Live Oak
      8001 Shin Oak Drive
      Live Oak, TX 78233

        Assistant City Manager

        Assistant City Manager
        Anas Garfaoui - (210) 653-9140, ext. 2286

        Anas Garfaoui joined the City of Live Oak as the Assistant City Manager in April of 2022. Prior to his current position, he was with the City of Katy. Anas is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a degree in Public Administration and received the Certified Public Manager designation through the University of Houston.

        The Assistant City Manager is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day management of the city.

        Some of his duties include:

        • Answering citizen complaints and concerns
        • Administering the Code Enforcement Program
        • Administering the Planning and Zoning activities of the City
        • Administering the Board of Adjustment activities of the City
        • Coordinating projects with the City Engineer
        • Provides information to the City Attorney regarding issues concerning the City
        • Assists with the major projects and long term contracts regarding city services and service provision
        • Attends all Planning and Zoning, Board of Adjustment, and Economic Development Committee meetings
        • Administers the City’s Comprehensive Plan
        • Administering the Municipal Court
        All city offices use one address:
        City of Live Oak
        8001 Shin Oak Drive
        Live Oak, TX 78233

          City Secretary

          The City of Live Oak’s City Secretary Office is the official repository for all City Council actions, records management, and election preparations. The Office of the City Secretary supports all departments within the City, but the primary function is the daily management, which includes accurate posting, recording and documentation of official city actions, property and insurance program for the City, attending meetings and recording the minutes, holding City elections and keeping current on all changes of election laws.

          The Department of the City Secretary is responsible for the following areas:

          • Elections: Scheduling and overseeing all City Elections in accordance with the Texas Election Code
          • Record Management/Retention: Acting as custodian of all office records of the city in accordance with Texas Library & Archives.
          • City Council, Ethics Review Board and Parks and Recreation Commission meetings: Giving notice of meetings, preparation of Agenda’s and Minutes.
          • Ordinances: posting, assigning an identification number, scanning the documentation and maintaining the codification process.
          • Resolutions: posting, assigning an identification number, and scanning the documentation.
          • Public Information Requests: Processing the requests for public information
          • Ethics Ordinance: Ensuring that ethics violation procedures are adhered to.
          • Alcohol and Coin Operated Machine permits: Ensuring notification to the businesses, collecting fees and assigning permits.

          Staff Contact Information:

          City Secretary TRMC
          Isa Gaytan – (210) 653-9140 ext. 2213