Interim City Manager Isaac Turner oversees all city operations and personnel, enforces city policies and procedures, and manages the city budget. The interim city manager position reports to Leander City Council.
Council hired Turner to serve in an interim capacity after former City Manager Rick Beverlin announced his departure from the city in October 2023. Turner will serve until Council contracts with a new city manager, which is anticipated by spring 2024.
Turner previously held interim city manager positions in Hutto and Bridgeport, Texas, and also served as city manager of Taylor, Texas, from 2014 to 2019. He has more than three decades of municipal government experience in Texas and Florida and is currently president of ID Turner Solutions, LLC, which provides consulting to entities navigating governmental services.
Turner earned his master’s degree in public administration from the University of Kansas and a bachelor's degree in political science from Kansas State University. Turner has experience in visioning and goal setting for city organizations as well as managing development services, economic development, growth management, capital projects, budgeting, and staff development.