City Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

The city manager is the chief administrative officer of the city, responsible to the City Council, for the administration of all city operations placed in the manager's charge.

The city manager shall:

  • Attend city council meetings and have the right to take part in discussions, but shall not vote
  • Direct and supervise the administration of the city clerk, all departments, offices, and agencies of the city
  • Keep the city council fully advised as to the financial condition and future needs of the city
  • Make recommendations to the city council concerning the general operations of the city
  • Make such other reports as the city council may require concerning the operations of city departments, offices, and agencies subject to the city manager's direction and supervision
  • Perform such other duties as are specified in the charter or may be required by the city council
  • Prepare and submit the annual budget and capital program to the city council
  • Provide staff support services for the mayor and city council members
  • See that all laws, provisions of the charter and acts of the city council, subject to enforcement by the city manager or by officers subject to the manager's direction and supervision, are faithfully executed
  • Submit to the city council and make available to the public a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the city as of the end of each fiscal year