City Manager


The City Charter requires a city manager appointed by the City Council. The city manager is the chief administrative and executive officer of the city. The duties of the city manager include:

  • appointing, suspending or removing any or all of the directors of departments and employees (police chief removal requires approval of the council);
  • attending meetings of the council and taking part in the discussions;
  • enforcing state laws and city ordinances;
  • implementing the decisions of the City Council;
  • keeping the council advised of the financial condition and future needs of the city and making recommendations as advisable;
  • making reports as the City Council may require;
  • preparing a financial report (audit) of the previous year's finances; and
  • Preparing the annual budget, submitting it to the City Council and overseeing its implementation.

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