A look at the inner workings and services provided by the City of Canyon
Author: Randy Criswell - City Manager
Randy Criswell grew up in Dumas, Texas and graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelors in Science in Engineering Technology. His career began in Canyon, Texas as Project Manager employed by TxDOT for oversight of the concrete paving portion of I-27 from Canyon to Happy. He spent three years in the private engineering field, then came to work for City of Canyon as Public Works Director. Promoted to Assistant City Manager 10 years later, he then became City Manager in March 2008. He has served on Texas City Manager’s Board of Directors, Texas Municipal League Board of Directors and currently serves on the TMLIRP Board of Trustees. He has two grown children, Carli and Jacob. Criswell is also a Harley Davidson enthusiast and enjoys playing golf and spending time outside.