Emergency Management Coordinator: Philip Glass

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    (830) 253-5664 ext. 606

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    830-569-2813 ext.606



The City of Pleasanton is closely monitoring the national outbreak of COVID-19. The Emergency Operations Center is working with public health officials at The Texas Department of State Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ensure Pleasanton has the safest practices in place for the general public. 

        Direct Line:830-253-5664
        Phone: 830-569-2813 EXT: 606
        Emergency Management Coordinator: Philip Glass
        Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM



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  Philip Glass was born in 1979 in McAllen Texas, to Steve Glass and             
     Barbara Belmont. Mr. Glass grew up in San Antonio and graduated 
     from Medina Valley High School in 1998. In 1996, Mr. Glass began 
     his firefighting career with Southwest Fire Department. Having 
     found his passion for public service, Mr. Glass was an active member 
     of 3 Fire Departments and 2 EMS services at the same time. Mr.     
     Glass continued his firefighting career for 19 years with Castroville
     Fire Department, having earned several accolades for life
     saving. Continuing with his public service career, Mr. Glass attended
     the Middle Rio Grande Law Enforcement Academy in the summer of  2000 and graduated in December of 2000. Having worked for several agencies over a 20 year career, Mr. Glass joined the ranks of
     Pleasanton Police Department in November of 2015 as a patrolman,
     and a year later was promoted to Detective. While assigned to the     
     Criminal Investigation Division, Mr. Glass received his Master Peace      Officer,  along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security from American Military University. On top of continuing his Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement careers, in 2005 Mr. Glass became a member of the United States Army. In February of 2006, Mr. Glass graduated Advanced Individual Training (AIT) as a Combat Medic. While serving at Fort Sam Houston, Mr. Glass received several accolades to include an Army Commendation Medal for actions that saved another soldiers life. Mr. Glass was Honorably Discharged in 2013 at the rank of Specialist E-4.

Mr. Glass continues to serve his community and in June of 2020, Mr. Glass transferred to his current
position at the Pleasanton Fire Department as the Emergency Management Coordinator and as a Fire
Fighter. Mr. Glass continues to attend training whenever possible to better serve the community of Pleasanton.

Keep up to date with the Executive Orders relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID- 19 disaster.  

Executive Orders by the Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott

Updates on the active COVID-19 Case Counts in the City of Pleasanton are posted daily to Facebook. 


 Mayor Travis Hall's Executive Orders for the City of Pleasanton 

6th Declaration of Disaster and Public Emergency 
5th Declaration of Disaster and Public Emergency 
4th Declaration of Disaster and Public Emergency 

3rd Declaration of Disaster and Public Emergency 
2nd Declaration of Disaster and Public Emergency 
Declaration of Disaster and Public Emergency