Juneteenth holiday closure
give feedback
alert diamond Report it!

Carolyn Miller, to Extend Position as City Manager

In a significant announcement today, the City of Brenham revealed that Carolyn Miller will continue to serve as City Manager. Mayor Kenjura stated, “Her extended time will provide stability and leadership during a period marked by significant transitions within the City and the leadership team. The Council and I are grateful she has agreed to continue a little longer.”

With several crucial initiatives actively underway, Miller expressed her commitment to ensuring the seamless progression of these projects. At the request of Mayor Kenjura and the City Council, Miller has graciously agreed to remain in the position until 2025. "I am deeply committed to the success of our City, to our residents, to City employees, and I believe that continuity in leadership is vital during times of significant change. With the various projects and key personnel transitions underway, I feel it is in the best interest of the community to ensure a smooth and coordinated transition," stated Miller.

Miller’s vision includes leaving the City well-positioned for a seamless transition to a new city manager, supported by a strong, transitioned leadership team that ensures success for years to come. The Mayor and the City Council express their gratitude for Miller’s commitment and look forward to working together toward overall succession planning, finalizing major projects, and achieving the City’s goals.

Original Post 12-08-2023:

City of Brenham City Manager Retiring March 2024

The City of Brenham’s Mayor, Atwood Kenjura announced the retirement of City Manager, Carolyn Miller, effective March 2024. “It is with deep sadness that Council and I announce Carolyn’s retirement,” said Mayor Kenjura. He continued, “We are excited for her as she enjoys this next phase of life but we will miss all that she brings to the City.” Miller joined the City in 2005 and was promoted to Director of Finance shortly after. In June 2009, she became the Chief Financial Officer, was named Assistant City Manager in April 2015, was chosen as Interim City Manager in September 2021, and City Manager shortly thereafter. Miller states, “The decision for retirement doesn’t come easily. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time serving the community and the friendships of those I’ve served with. I’m excited to spend time with my husband, family, and three precious granddaughters.”

Carolyn Miller

The details of Miller’s retirement party will be announced as arrangements are made.