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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Shashi Kris Kumar joins the League City team

Shashi Kris Kumar, City Engineer

The City of League City recently selected Shashi Kris Kumar to serve as the new City Engineer beginning Jan. 9.

In this position, Kumar will be responsible for the administration and operations of the city’s Engineering Department to include the annual capital improvement program, traffic engineering and development services, project management, and land development related activities.  He will also oversee the department’s annual operating budget and employees.

“I am very excited to have the opportunity to serve as City Engineer for League City, contribute towards its progressive growth, and further enhance its reputation for providing excellent customer service,” said Kumar.

Kumar served the City of Sugar Land for approximately 13 years prior to being selected for this position in a variety of roles to include Senior Engineer, Drainage Engineer and Program Manager.  His responsibilities included engineering of drainage utilities, management of the capital improvement program and projects within the city, administration of the city’s floodplain management regulations, leading the city’s Development Review Committee, and oversight of the departmental budget. 

“Mr. Kumar brings more than 20 years of municipal engineering experience to League City,” said Gabriel Menendez, Director of Public Works.  “As our new City Engineer, Mr. Kumar will help bring our Capital Improvement Program to fruition and advance the engineering of our land development programs.  We welcome Mr. Kumar to our family.”

Kumar, who’s lived in the Houston metropolitan area for more than 23 years, attained a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Bangalore University in India; a Master of Civil Engineering from Lamar University; and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston – Victoria.  He is also a Certified Floodplain Manager and registered as a Professional Engineer in Texas.

His professional affiliations include American Society of Civil Engineers, Texas Floodplain Management Association and the American Public Works Association.  

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