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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) compiles the annual Operating and Capital Budget documents. OMB assists City departments in compiling their annual budgets and ensures compliance with the annual budget. The Office of Strategic Management (OSM) guides efforts to continuously improve operations and to become more efficient and effective. OSM conducts departmental evaluations and recommends improvements for departments, divisions, and functions, and creates and sustains cohesive systems of management and accountability throughout the City organization. Three key organization-wide management tools created and managed by OSM include Business Plans, Quickbase Task Tracking system, and the City Performance Report (CPR). 

Contact Information

For Budget and Strategic Management

Address: 1201 Leopard Street, 5th Floor,
                 Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Director, Eddie Houlihan
Phone: (361) 826-3792

Christine Garza
Budget Manager
Phone: (361) 826-3221

Kamil Taras
CIP Budget Manager
Phone: (361) 826-3242

Saundra Thaxton
Assistant Director, Office of Strategic Management
Phone: (361) 826-3682

Budget & Strategic Management Services

Public Budget Meetings

NOTICE: The Second Public Hearing has been rescheduled. Revisions are below.


Eddie Houlihan, Director of Budget and Strategic Management

Eddie Houlihan, Director of Budget and Strategic Management

Eddie Houlihan began his service in the department of Budget and Strategic Management in February 1999. His prior positions in the department include Assistant Director, Budget Analyst, and Functional Analyst. He was named Director of Budget and Strategic Management in March 2017.

Mr. Houlihan has more than 20 years of experience in municipal government and previously served as the City Manager of George West, Texas from April 2016 to February 2017. He was born in Beeville, Texas and in 1980, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Texas in Austin.

Prior to his career in municipal government, Mr. Houlihan served as a manager for Luby’s Cafeteria for 11 years and worked in the public accounting field for 5 years.