Mayor's Page

About Mayor Davis

Dan has been married for over 11 years, has 2 children, and lives right down the street from his parents. Dan served on the Manvel City Council from 2019 - 2022. Prior to becoming Mayor, Dan and his wife Erica were missionaries in Japan which helped teach Dan that it's important to see things from other people's perspectives. His free time is often spent volunteering with local organizations, enjoying time with family, training for marathons, and eating cookie dough.
Graduate - Kingwood High School
Associates Degree - Christ For the Nations Institute
Bachelor's Degree, with Honors - Oral Roberts University
Business & Professional
Project Manager at Irth Solutions
Licensed Realtor - RE/MAX American Dream
Civic & Community Activity
Board Member - The Yellow Out Campaign
Board Member - ActionS, Inc.
Board Member - Her Heart Pregnancy Center
Former Board Member - Alvin Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce
Former Board Member - American Cities Counties Exchange
Alvin ISD YET Mentor
Rotarian - Alvin Sunrise Rotary Club
Member - Alvin-Manvel Chamber of Commerce

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State of the City 2023

View the State of the City presentation PDF or watch the recording of the State of the City Address:

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Keep Up with the Latest City News!

  1. Young girl putting a letter in the Santa mailbox.

    Santa's Mailbox is Back at City Hall

    Manvel City Hall will once again host Santa’s holiday mailbox! Share in the opportunity to connect with the magic of the season by writing letters to Santa Claus through December 15. Read on...
  2. Parade of Lights logo on green, snowy background.

    Parade of Lights on December 15

    Manvel’s Parade of Lights is back and better than ever! The much-anticipated parade is set to return this December in a dazzling display of holiday fun the whole family can enjoy! Read on...
  3. Holiday Art Contest logo on green background.

    Second-Annual Holiday Art Contest

    The City of Manvel invites school-aged artists to participate in its second-annual Holiday Art Contest! Read on...
  4. Iphone with a charging cord next to it.

    Manvel Partners with NFPA to Promote the Launch of “Charge into Fire Safety”

    The City of Manvel Fire Marshal’s Office is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) to raise awareness about the risks associated with lithium-ion batteries. Read on...
  5. Headshot photo of Dan Johnson

    Dan Johnson Appointed City Manager of Manvel

    Following a unanimous vote at the Special Called meeting on Monday, November 13, 2023, Manvel City Council appointed Dan Johnson as the new City Manager of Manvel. Read on...
  6. UB rate increase graphic.

    Water and Sewer Rates to Increase November 2023

    Manvel City Council approved an ordinance to increase the water and sewer rates beginning on November 1, 2023. Read on...
  7. Art contest logo. It is similar to the Trunk or Treat logo.

    Trunk or Treat Halloween Art Contest

    The City of Manvel invites school-aged artists to participate in its Halloween Art Contest! Read on...
  8. Trunk or Treat logo on purple background.

    Manvel Municipal Court Presents Annual Spooktacular Trunk or Treat

    Mark your calendars for Friday, October 27, for a ghoulishly good time at the annual Trunk or Treat! Read on...
  9. Image of a fire outdoors. The City logo is on top with &#34Burn ban Lifted&#34 written.

    City of Manvel Lifts Burn Ban

    The City of Manvel has lifted the burn ban. Residents can once again engage in controlled outdoor burning activities. Read on...
  10. Larry Akery speaking at the park dedication ceremony. Mayor Davis is in the background.

    Manvel City Council Names Parks after Influential Persons

    Delores Martin, former Mayor of Manvel, Buddy Williams, a former council member, and Larry and Sharon Akery, esteemed community members, will have parks and a lake dedicated to them. Read on...
  11. &#34Budget Town Hall&#34 written over blue, while, and yellow background with a piggy bank and graph

    Engage and Learn: Manvel Budget Town Hall

    Join us for an informative Budget Town Hall meeting on August 28, from 6:30 - 8 pm at Manvel City Hall! Read on...
  12. End of Summer Spectacular logo on blue background with a food truck.

    Join us for the Second-Annual End of Summer Spectacular!

    The City of Manvel announces the return of the End of Summer Spectacular, now in its second year! Read on...
  13. &#34Hello my name is...&#34 tag that has &#34Community Services&#34 crossed out and now reads Public

    Community Services is now Public Works

    At the City Council meeting on August 7, 2023, Council approved the renaming of the Community Services Department to the Public Works Department. Read on...
  14. Graphic of a hurricane.

    August Marks the Height of Hurricane Season, Be Prepared!

    As we enter the height of hurricane season this August, it is of utmost importance that residents are prepared and proactive in safeguarding themselves and their properties against potential storms. Read on...
  15. Headshot of Robbie Hall.

    Robbie Hall Promoted to Director of Manvel Community Services

    The City of Manvel is pleased to announce the promotion of Robbie Hall to the position of Director of Community Services. Read on...
  16. Blue graphic of water and a faucet.

    City of Manvel Urges Residents to Conserve Water this Summer

    As the summer heat intensifies and demand for water rises, the City of Manvel is asking residents to take proactive steps toward water conservation. Read on...
  17. Citizen Survey announcement graphic.

    Participate in the City of Manvel Citizen Survey!

    The City of Manvel invites all residents to participate in its Citizen Survey to help develop the city's fiscal year 2023-2024 budget. Read on...
  18. BCLS and Brazoria Conuty logos over a blurred photo of the Manvel Public Library.

    County Library Cooling Stations Open for Summer

    The Brazoria County Library System has partnered with United Way of Brazoria County to create cooling stations at County libraries. Read on...
  19. Yellow and white Teen Court logo on a dark gray background.

    Manvel Municipal Court Accepting Applications for 2023-2024 Teen Court Sessions

    The Municipal Court is accepting applications for the 2023-2024 Teen Court Program! Applications are due by June 30, and the program will kick off in late July. Read on...
  20. Blue background with Manvel Police Logo and &#34teen citizen academy&#34 written in light blue.

    Manvel Police Department Hosts Teen Citizen Police Academy

    The Manvel Police Department is hosting its first-ever Teen Citizen Police Academy for high school students! Read on...
  21. MPD and Texas Financial Crimes logo on top of a photo of Council Chambers.

    Manvel Police Department Aids State in Arrests of Houston-Area Fuel Thefts

    Manvel Police Department aids in the arrest of eight individuals in connection with a large-scale organized theft ring. Police are still seeking eight other suspects. Read on...
  22. Mosquito crossed out on yellow. &#34Fight the Bite&#34 & &#34Defend, drain, dress, & dusk/dawn&#34 w

    The City of Manvel Reminds Residents to “Fight the Bite” this Summer

    The City of Manvel reminds residents of ways to reduce the risk of mosquito bites and prevent the spread of these dangerous illnesses through the “Fight the Bite” campaign. Read on...
  23. Photo of Mayor Davis and his family after his swearing-in.

    Mayor Davis, Councilmember Opliger, and Councilmember Sarmiento Sworn into Office

    Mayor Dan Davis, Councilmember Harry Opliger, and Councilmember Crystal Sarmiento were sworn into Manvel City Council on May 15, 2023. Read on...
  24. Sidebar imagine showing just a portion of the Manvel Public Library mural.

    Manvel High School Students Unveil Inspiring Mural at Manvel Public Library

    The City of Manvel would like to thank the art students of Manvel High School for the stunning mural they created at the Manvel Public Library. Read on...
  25. Design render of the new police station.

    City Council Approves Construction of New Police Station and Community Services Building

    At the April 3, 2023, Council meeting, City Council approved funding for the construction of a new Police Station, a Community Services building, and an expansion to the current City Hall. Read on...
  26. Photo of Manvel and TCEQ logos on a blurry background of the MTC water plant.

    City of Manvel Receives Superior Public Water System Designation from TCEQ

    The City of Manvel received a Superior Public Water System designation from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) last month, recognizing its overall excellence in all aspects of operating a public water system. Read on...
  27. Photo of Brenda Sarzone next to Former Mayor Fenn&#39s portrait.

    Mayor Davision Tours City Hall with Former Mayor's Daughter

    Mayor Davison toured City Hall with husband Steve Davison's friend and Former Mayor's daughter— Brenda Sanzone! Read on...
  28. SWAP Logo on dark gray background.

    Manvel Public Water System Joins State's SWAP Program

    The City of Manvel Public Water System has joined the state’s Source Water Assessment and Protection (SWAP) Program. Read on...
  29. Easter basket and eggs.

    City of Manvel Annual Eggstravaganza

    The annual Eggstravaganza is on April 1! Read on...
  30. Text on blue, yellow and white background reads &#34How to Host a Special Event in the City of Manve

    Hosting a Special Event Educational Meeting

    If you’re looking to host a special event or food truck in the City of Manvel, let us help you navigate the process! Read on...
  31. Officer with a PD vehicle in background. Text reads &#34Citizens Police Academy.&#34

    Citizens Police Academy

    The Manvel Police Department is hosting a Citizens Police Academy program! Read on...