City Administrator

The City Administrator's Office handles the general administration of the City of Conroe and executes the policies and objectives of the City Council. The City Administrator is directly responsible to the Mayor and City Council and oversees the day-to-day operations of the City by coordinating all City departments activities and functions, including the development of the Strategic Plan. The City Administrator's Office also leads the financial and budget management process for the City.

Gary Scott was appointed by the City Council to the City Administrator position in January 2023.  Mr. Scott served as Assistant City Attorney from 2001-2021 and the City Attorney from 2021 until his appointment to City Administrator. Scott started his municipal career working for the cities of Abilene and Dallas. Scott graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in political science in 1992 and received his law degree from South Texas College of Law in 1996. Scott was raised in an Air Force family and graduated from Abilene High School in Abilene. He lives with his wife and children in The Woodlands.