City of Katy Parks and Recreation Department

Katy News Q&A: Katy City Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Browne

Kevin Browne

By George Slaughter Kevin Browne, the city’s parks and recreation director, began his new job Monday. He comes from Missouri City, where he had been recreation superintendent and, before that, recreation manager. Previously, Browne worked with the City of Bellaire as a recreation specialist and supervisor. He earned his bachelor’s degree in recreation, park and tourism sciences at Texas A&M University. He earned his master’s degree kinesiology-sports management at Sam Houston State University. 1. How […]

Katy Parks and Recreation Department Director Takes a Similar Position in North Texas

Brad Barnes

By George Slaughter Brad Barnes has resigned as Katy parks and recreation director to take a similar position in Midlothian, just south of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Barnes described Midlothian as a little bit bigger than Katy, but still a small community. It has a council-manager form of municipal government. “It’s kind of at the edge of the metropolitan community,” Barnes said. “If you go south, you’re out in the farmland.” The big change, and […]