About the Assistant City Manager
Jason B. Weeks, CPM was hired as the Assistant City Manager in November 2017. Originally from Greenville, Texas, Jason has been employed in local government for over 19 years with the majority of his experience in municipal accounting and finance. Of those 19 years, 8 were served as Assistant Finance Director for the City of McKinney, 4 as the Chief Financial Officer for the Town of Fairview, and another 4 years at the cities of Oak Point and Greenville serving as the Finance Manager and Deputy Finance Director, respectively. Jason’s experience in municipal government includes the areas of accounting, financial reporting, debt and cash management, budgeting, auditing, utility billing, permitting, municipal court, solid waste management and working as the financial liaison of various boards (EDC, CDC, Visitor’s Bureau and Airport). At the City of La Porte, he oversees the La Porte Fire Department, La Porte EMS, La Porte Office of Emergency Management, Bay Forest Golf Course, Human Resources, Economic Development, Information Technology and the City Manager’s Office.
Jason holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University at Commerce and a Master in Public Administration from The University of Texas at Arlington. He is a graduate of the Texas State University's William P. Hobby Center for Public Service certified public manager program and is a Certified Public Manager. Additionally, he is an ICMA Credentialed Manager Candidate and has a Certification in Public Budgeting and Financial Management from The University of Texas at Arlington.
Jason is a member of:
• International City/County Management Association
• Texas City Management Association
• La Porte Education Foundation
• La Porte Rotary Club
Jason and his lovely wife, Rhonda, are proud parents of 3 boys. He enjoys spending quality time with his family and loves the outdoors.