Office of City Manager
The Office of City Manager incorporates the Office of the City Manager and the Budget Office. The City Manager form of government was established in Bowing Green in 1969. Acting as executive agent of the elected officials, the City Manager administers the policies, procedures and directives established by the Board of Commissioners. Oversight and coordination of the daily operations of the City's seven departments and their divisions is the overall responsibility of this position.
The City of Bowling Green welcomes its new Manager Kevin DeFebbo.
Mr. DeFebbo, a thirty-year resident of the upper Ohio area of West Virginia, is the current County Manager of Schenectady County, New York. Prior to serving in this position, Mr. DeFebbo served as the County Manager of Wyoming County, New York; Borough Manager of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania; and City Manager of Follansbee, West Virginia. He has developed a strong financial background and a firm understanding of municipal budgeting through these various positions.
Mr. DeFebbo has extensive planning and community development experience serving as Housing Services Coordinator for Weirton, West Virginia and as a Planner with the Brooke-Hancock Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission located in Steubenville, Ohio.
Mr. DeFebbo holds a Master of Public Administration from West Virginia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Franciscan University.
He and his wife Barbara are the proud parents of four children, ages 24 to 17.
In his spare time, Mr. DeFebbo enjoys participating in Living History re-enactments and blacksmithing.
Mr. DeFebbo's management values are anchored in integrity, open communication, respect for others and accountability to the public.
"I am honored by the opportunity to serve as the City Manager for the City of Bowling Green. I look forward to working with the Mayor, the Commissioners, city employees and the citizens of Bowling Green to help make Bowling Green the best city in Kentucky".
-- Kevin D. DeFebbo
- The Budget Office coordinates and manages the City's Fiscal Year budget. The Assistant to the City Manager works closely with the City Manager and each department in the preparation of their operating and capital improvements budget. The many responsibilities of this office include the reporting and monitoring of Performance Measurements for quality customer service, the financial management of capital projects and construction of new facilities.
- Becky Welborn serves at the Administrative Assistant for the Office of City Manager. She handles all administrative responsibilities and assists the City Manager and Assistant to City manager as needed.
Office of City Manager Employee Contact List
All e-mail address are firstname.lastname@example.org
|Kevin DeFebbo||City Manager||270-393-3643|
|Katie E. Schaller||Assistant City Manager/City Clerk||270-393-3682|
|Ashley Watt||Assistant City Clerk||270-393-3642|