The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and serves at the pleasure of the City Council. The City Manager provides day to day leadership and manages all City departments under the direction of the City Council. The City Manager is responsible for carrying out the City’s policies, rules, regulations, and laws, coordinating all municipal programs and services, making recommendations to the Mayor and City Council as appropriate concerning the operation, affairs and future needs of the City; participating in City Council meetings without the right to vote and to keeping the City Council advised on the operation, finances and needs of the City.
The City Manager is responsible for managing the City's financial operations, including the accounting of all revenues and expenditures, the preparation and administration of the City's annual budget, and providing customer service to the community. The City Manager oversees personnel rules and procedures, ensuring compliance with state and federal laws.