Town Manager's Office

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The Town Manager’s Office is committed to providing leadership and direction for the Trophy Club team by utilizing the best management practices, progressive thinking, and planning, as well as promoting a positive public image of the organization and the Town on both a local and regional basis. 

This mission is accomplished by building strong partnerships and deepening community involvement, creating business-friendly economic development, fostering environmentally sound policies, ensuring the safety and security of all residents and staff, and maintaining financial and operational stewardship.

GOALS

  • Achieve exceedingly high standards for public safety and low crime rates
  • Maintain and improve all Town Infrastructure
  • Improve the aesthetic and recreational value of the Town
  • Exercise fiscal discipline in all Town operations
  • Develop and retain a skilled workforce

OBJECTIVES

  • Adoption of FY-19 operating budget at or below FY-18, .451442 ad volurem tax rate.
  • Identify all appropriate grant opportunities to enhance the provision of services and lessen expenditures.
  • Identify, hire, develop, and retain an exceptional workforce.
  • Complete the Phoenix Drive/Indian Creek Drive Capital Improvement Project (CIP).
  • Achieve resolution of the Corp of Engineers Loop Road issue.
  • Identify a mutually beneficial agreement with the MUD 1 on the disposition of the Annex and former Police Department buildings

RESPONSIBILITIES

Town Operations, Town Council Liaison, Economic Development

Town Manager Information

The Town of Trophy Club has a Council-Manager form of government. The Town Manager serves as Chief Executive Officer for the Town of Trophy Club. The Town Manager’s Office oversees all town departments, manages operations and ensures that the vision, policies, initiatives, and ordinances of the Town Council are enforced. Learn more and become a part of the Strategic Vision for the Town of Trophy Club.

About Tom Class

Mr. Class joined Trophy Club administration as the Town Manager in January 2017, following a twenty-seven-year career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).   Initially assigned to the Atlanta Division where he investigated a wide variety of criminal and national security matters, Mr. Class was later promoted into various positions of increasing responsibility within the Birmingham and Mobile Divisions and served two tours at FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC.  In August 2013, Mr. Class was promoted into the FBI’s Senior Executive Service and later designated by Director James Comey to serve as Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas Division.  In this capacity, Mr. Class led a team of dedicated professionals and had operational and administrative oversight of 13 offices located across North Texas.

Prior to entering the FBI, Mr. Class served as a police officer and detective with the St. Petersburg Florida Police Department.  He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Florida in 1981, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Columbus State University in 1994.  Mr. Class currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Caruth Police Institute, University of North Texas, Dallas, and is a member of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI.  He and his wife Kelley are the proud parents of three adult children and are blessed with two grandchildren.