David Esquivel appointed new Tomball city manager

David Esquivel, who has served as the interim city manager since April, was hired as city manager July 19 upon council's unanimous vote. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
David Esquivel, who has served as the interim city manager since April, was hired as city manager July 19 upon council's unanimous vote. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

David Esquivel, who has served as the interim city manager since April, was hired as city manager July 19 upon council's unanimous vote. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

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David Esquivel, who has served as the interim city manager since April, was hired as city manager July 19 upon council's unanimous vote. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Kent Clingerman with Harris County Precinct 4's Community Assistance Department read a letter to council on behalf of Commissioner Jack Cagle congratulating Esquivel's promotion. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
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David Esquivel was named assistant city manager in April 2018. (Courtesy city of Tomball)
Tomball City Council members unanimously approved hiring former Assistant City Manager David Esquivel as city manager during a July 19 meeting. Esquivel has served as interim city manager since April 5 following the death of City Manager Rob Hauck on March 13, Community Impact Newspaper previously reported.

Esquivel was named assistant city manager in April 2018, before which he served as public works director for the city since 2015.

Kent Clingerman with Harris County Precinct 4's Community Assistance Department read a letter to council on behalf of Commissioner Jack Cagle congratulating Esquivel's promotion.

"It is my pleasure to recognize you for your promotion to city manager of Tomball, Texas," he said. "Your tireless efforts and critical expertise in your field are to be commended."

Tomball Community Development Director Craig Meyers, who is leaving his position, was also recognized during the July 19 meeting for eight years with the city.


"Thank you for everything you've done," Esquivel said. "We're going to miss you."
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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