City Manager

Education & Experience


The Durant Mayor and Council appointed Tim Rundel as our City Manager in October of 2016. Prior to coming to Durant, Rundel was the City Manager of Auburn, California. As the Chief Administrator in Auburn, he launched the first Auburn Community Survey, managed several public works projects and after 2 years of drilling down to reduce overhead and expenses, the City recorded the largest one-year increase to their fund balance.

Tim was employed with the City of Midwest City from 2007 - 2014 and served as the Assistant City Manager of Operations. His responsibilities include overseeing all of Public Safety, Public Works, Community Development and Neighborhood Services for a city with 500+ full-time employees and an annual budget of  $145,000,000 

Tim served six years in the Air Force and Oklahoma Air National Guard and was selected "Airman of the Year" in 1994. He has a B.A. from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma.

Tim and his lovely wife Brandy (a commercial Real Estate Broker) are very active in the community. Their two Children, Grace and Braden currently live in the Oklahoma City area.