Kiernan McManus is a native of Boulder City. He was born in 1957 at the original Boulder City Hospital. His parents moved to Boulder City in 1953 when his father accepted a position at Boulder City High School where he taught for many years.
A graduate of BCHS in 1975, Kiernan pursued a degree in Political Science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He later transferred to his father's alma mater, the University of New Hampshire, to complete his Bachelor of Arts degree.
Having grown up in Boulder City, Kiernan had the opportunity to absorb the history of the City directly from the 31'ers who proudly spoke of the efforts and sacrifices needed to construct Hoover Dam. The pride and camaraderie of those same people were the genesis of the creation our beautiful community of Boulder City.
As a young adult, McManus witnessed the discussions and planning that resulted in Boulder City's current conservative growth policies. The same growth policies that have preserved our community and our small town qualities well into the 21st century.
Elected as a member of The Boulder City Council in 2017, Kiernan has worked to bring transparency to our City government and ensure City finances are sound. He recognizes the importance of preserving our history and heritage for future generations and has worked diligently to implement workable solutions for preservation.
Mr. McManus's professional career includes nearly 2 decades of work for Fortune 500 corporations primarily in Information Technology. He earned two additional Associate of Applied Science degrees during this period of time. He continues to work part-time in the technology field.
Mr. McManus was first elected to the City Council in 2017. In 2019 he became our mayor. The term runs through 2022.