City Manager's Office
Rolin C. McPhee
Rolin C. McPhee, P.E. became the City Manager on February 1, 2022. Rolin has also served the City of Longview as Assistant City Manager, Director of Public Works, Assistant Director of Public Works, and as a Utilities Engineer. Prior to joining the City of Longview, Rolin served as the City Engineer in Marshall, Texas. He began his municipal service career with the City of Lafayette as part of the Lafayette Utilities System.
Rolin received his Bachelors of Science - Civil Engineering degree from Texas A&M University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in both Texas and Louisiana.
Rolin and his wife Lisa and have four children, two of which still reside in Longview, Texas. Rolin loves music and is an avid sports fan, especially for his beloved Aggies. Rolin and Lisa love to vacation along the coast, attend live music performances, and enjoy road trips. They also love spending time with family and their grandson.
MaryAnn Hagenbucher became the Assistant City Manager on February 1, 2022. MaryAnn has over 20 years of experience with the City of Longview, beginning her municipal career in the Library. She has worked her way up through the organization serving in several positions including Administrative Assistant, Legal Assistant, Office Manager, Assistant to the City Manager, and most recently Director of Administration – a position she held for almost 8 years.
MaryAnn received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee in 1998. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Public Administration from University of Texas at Tyler in 2015.
MaryAnn and her husband Shawn have three grown children between them. Their favorite days are those spent with their family and close friends. They also love to travel the Longview area, and other notable places, in search of culinary experiences.
The City of Longview operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The elected City Council passes local legislation, adopts the annual budget, determines policies, and appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, City Secretary, and Municipal Court Judge. The City Manager is responsible for the hiring and management of all other departments. The appointment of department directors is recommended by the City Manager and requires approval of the City Council.
Similar to the position of a chief executive officer in the business world, the City Manager is responsible for the management and operations of the City of Longview. The manager prepares a recommended budget for the Council's consideration; recruits, hires, and supervises the government's staff; serves as the Council's chief adviser; and carries out the Council's policies. Council members and citizens count on the Manager to provide complete and objective information, alternatives, and long-term goals.