3300 Hillcrest
Balcones Heights, TX 78201

Gilbert Perales

City Administrator

Gilbert Perales comes to the City of Balcones Heights with over 44 years of local government experience dedicated to serving citizens in both small and large communities. 

While Mr. Perales has served in communities throughout the State of Texas, his career started with the City of San Antonio, his hometown, where he attended Lanier High School and went on to receive his Master’s Degree at St. Mary’s University.   


The City Administrator is appointed by the City Council as the Chief Administrative Officer of the City. Responsibility of this department includes staff organizational management, personnel appointment and removal, preparation and execution of the City budget, as well as administration of City Ordinances and policy as adopted by the City Council.


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