Bill Crolley is a Deputy City Manager where his key responsibilities include managing and overseeing Planning and Development, Building Inspections, Engineering, Transportation, Public Works, and Municipal Court.  Having over 30 years of land development, zoning, comprehensive planning and municipal management experience, he has dedicated his career to improving the community.    

Bill previously served as Assistant City Manager and Executive Director of Planning and Development for the City of Grand Prairie.  Before that he served as the Director of Community Development for the City of Rockwall, Texas where he managed the Planning, Building Inspections, Code Enforcement and Facilities Maintenance departments.  Prior to that, he worked as a Planner and Economic Development Analyst for the City of Grand Prairie.  Bill began his municipal career in the Planning department in the City of Plano.

Bill obtained a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of Texas at Arlington and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Southwest Texas State University.

Bill is a graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs Public Executive Institute, has completed the William “King” Cole City Management Series and successfully completed the NCTCOG New and Emerging City Manager Program.

He is a member of the International City Manager Association, the Texas City Manager Association and the American Planning Association.

Bill is married to his wife Veronica and has two children.