Michael T. Slye

Title: City Manager
Phone: 972-932-2216
Mike Slye

Mike was hired as the Kaufman City Manager June 15, 2015, and reports to the Mayor and six elected Councilmembers.  His prior work history includes the Town Manager of Trophy Club, Texas for 4 years, and the City Manager of Burkburnett, Texas for 12 years.  He is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the city, including the Police Department, Fire Department, Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Finance, Utility Management (Water, Wastewater and Storm Drainage), Solid Waste Services and Administration.  Mike reports to the Mayor and seven (7) elected Council members.

Mike is married to Cindy Slye, a 5th Grade Science Teacher, and has 3 boys, all of whom graduated from Texas Tech, are married and have 4 children among them.  Mike graduated from Midwestern State University in 1980 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.  During his Army career as a Finance Officer, he graduated from Syracuse University with a MBA (Comptrollership) in 1988.

Mike enjoys golf, music, spending time with his grandkids and family, and is an active member of the Kaufman Lion's Club.


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