The City Manager is hired to serve the Mayor and Council and the community in administering local government projects and programs on behalf of the governing body.
The City Manager works with the finance director to prepare a budget for the Mayor and Council's consideration; serves as the Mayor and Council's chief adviser; and carries out the Mayor and Council's policies.
Other responsibilities include:
- Enforce municipal laws
- Direct daily operations to the city
- Supervise all programs and services provided by all city departments
- Oversight of all hiring, firing, disciplining and suspensions
- Public relations, such as meeting with citizens, citizen groups, businesses, and other stakeholders