The Bishop City Council voted unanimously to appoint Mr. David B. Kelly as City
Administrator at their regularly scheduled meeting of December 10, 2018. Mr.
Kelly and his wife, Mrs. Jernon Kelly, were both in attendance on Monday evening
and briefly introduced themselves.
Mr. Kelly has worked in the public sector for over 20 years and has served in many
roles. Just to name a few, he has served as an assistant public works director, a
city administrator, a director for human resources and risk management, and an
administrator for county commissioners. He has worked in Colorado, Washington
Mr. Kelly enjoys financial and data analyses and finding unique solutions to solve
problems. Mr. Kelly is a graduate of Brigham Young University, with a degree in
Economics. He also holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the
University of Colorado.
Mr. Kelly has been actively involved in his church and with the Boy Scouts of
America in various capacities his entire life. He served a full-time mission and
enjoys service projects of all shapes and sizes.
Mr. Kelly has a blended family of six children, four girls and two boys, with three
left at home. He and his wife also have one precious granddaughter. Family is a
big part of his life! They enjoy spending time boating, fishing, hiking, and camping
together. About a month ago his family did their first mud run. Mr. Kelly likes to
garden, fix things around the house, and do genealogy.
Mr. Kelly started his new position with the City on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.
Mrs. Kelly is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Youngtown, Arizona, and will
be looking to continue her career in Bishop.
The Bishop City Council welcomes Mr. and Mrs. Kelly and their children to Bishop!