Public Works, Parks And Recreation

Meet the Director

Herr_R_2014Meet the Director

Robert C. Herr, P.E.


Office Telephone: 702-267-3038
Fax: 702-267-3001

Professional Biography:

Robert Herr was named Director of the Public Works, Parks and Recreation Department in October 2015. He manages several city functions including engineering, facilities management, park planning and maintenance, quality control, recreation programming, support services, survey/right-of-way and traffic services.

Before his appointment, Robert served as Public Works Assistant Director from August 2005 to October 2015. He started with the city in March 2004 as the city traffic engineer working on major transportation projects and engineering design.

Robert serves on the Executive Advisory Committee of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada as well as the Technical Advisory Committee of the Regional Flood Control District.

Under his leadership, the city was named in 2015 as one of the 100 Best Fleets in America by the National Association of Fleet Administrators. From more than 38,000 public fleets in North America, NAFA annually reviews 12 areas of competency including accountability, use of technology, collaboration, efficient turnaround and resources. Additionally, the city’s Heritage Park Senior Facility and Aquatics Complex was recognized by the Building Owners and Managers Association as the Government Building of the Year in 2015.

Prior to joining the City of Henderson, Robert worked for Clark County, Nevada, from 1996 until 2003 as the principal civil engineer. Before working for local governments, he worked in the private sector for engineering firms.

Robert graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in civil engineering in 1989.