Assistant City Manager

L. David Flores, Jr., M.S., CPM

Deputy City Manager
Office: 956-580-8662

Oversees the following departments:

Civil Service
Municipal Court
Human Resources
Risk Management
Utility Billing
Veteran’s Cemetery (Rio Grande Valley State Veteran’s Cemetery).

Work Experience:

Mr. Flores brings over 21 years of local government experience to the City of Mission.  Mr. Flores has worked for the Cities of McAllen, Pharr and Falfurrias in increased levels of responsibility from Planning, Engineering, Utilities Administration to Information Technology and City Administrator.  A strategic planner and proven leader, he brings thoughtful insight and a fresh perspective to the Executive Office.  He is a U.S. Army Disabled Veteran of over 37 Years completing his Military Career as a Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army Reserve.  He holds degrees in Public Administration, Business/Technology, and Criminal Justice with concentration in Emergency Management/Homeland Security.  He is married with five daughters, one son and seven grandchildren.

Assistant City Manager

JP Terrazas, P.E., CPM


Oversees the Following Departments:

City Engineer
Facility Maintenance
Public Works
Parks Division


Work Experience:

Mr. Terrazas has been with the City for 9 years and most recently served as the City Engineer/Public Works for the last 7 years where he oversaw Engineering, streets, traffic, drainage and all water and wastewater operations and treatment plants. Prior to his work with the City of Mission, Mr. Terrazas worked for the Texas Department of Transportation for 12 years as Transportation Engineer and Project Manager. He has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Certified Public Manager. He has served in the RGVMPO TAC since 2019 as Vice and Chairman.

Mr. Terrazas has over 20 years of experience in the field of Construction, managing diverse fiscal, environmental and community areas. He had administered and acquired skills in all phases of construction; including scheduling, estimating, budgeting, negotiating difficult decisions, delivering results on time, within budget, and to the highest specifications, contract review and Planning.