Derek F. Borg is the City Manager for the City of Princeton, Texas, and was appointed to the position in February 2012. As the Chief Executive and Administrative Officer for the City of Princeton, Mr. Borg is responsible for the daily operation of the City. He has oversight of 136 full-time employees and 15 part-time personnel.
Mr. Borg is responsible for a total combined budget of approximately $38 million, a general fund budget of $19.5 million, and a capital improvement budget of $42 million.
Mr. Borg began his career with the City of Princeton serving on the Princeton Fire Department in May 2002 and was then selected and appointed as Fire Marshal for the City in 2004. In 2007, Mr. Borg was appointed as Assistant Chief of the Princeton Fire Department and served in that position until being appointed Interim City Manager in August 2011. Mr. Borg received his training in public management at Texas State University, William P. Hobby Center for Public Service.
In 2007, during his tenure as Princeton’s Fire Marshal and Assistant Chief, he was appointed as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Princeton. Mr. Borg also previously served as Chairman of the Board for the Collin County Local Emergency Planning Community and continues to serve in various capacities on local and regional boards and commissions.
Prior to his appointments with the City of Princeton, he owned and operated a successful construction company originally located in Thousand Oaks, California prior to relocating his company to Texas in 1998. He resides in Princeton with his wife and their daughter.