Pat Pate Selected As the New Manassas City Manager

The new city manager will earn $175,000 annually.

William Patrick Pate will begin his job as Manassas city manager on Oct. 28, 2013
William Patrick Pate will begin his job as Manassas city manager on Oct. 28, 2013
A new man will take the reigns as the city manager of Manassas beginning next month. 

Manassas Mayor Harry "Hal" J. Parrish II announced that William Patrick Pate of High Point, N.C. accepted the position and will begin his work on Oct. 28. 
“We welcome Pat to the City of Manassas and are eager to put his extensive public service experience to work for our residents,” Parrish said. 

City staff said Pate was carefully chosen by city council from a pool of highly-qualified applications. 
Pate has served as the High Point assistant city manager since 1999. 
In that role, he oversaw the activities of finance, budget and evaluation; customer service,communications, information technology, systems project administration, public services, engineering services, facility services and parks and recreation.  
Before becoming assistant manager, Pate served as the budget and evaluation director for the City of Greensboro, N.C.
“I am excited about coming to the City of Manassas and serving as the city manager," Pate told Manassas staff.  “I am looking forward to learning more about the City and getting to know the staff and community.”

Pate double majored in political science and religion and earned a bachelor degree in those disciplines from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.  
He also earned a Masters of Public Administration from UNC. 
He is a credentialed manager of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and a past-president of the Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada.

Pat and his wife Sandra will be moving to the City of Manassas in the coming months.  The couple has two sons, Will and Andrew, both college students.

As city manager, Pate will earn a starting salary of $175,000 per year.

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