The City Manager is the chief administrative officer of the City. He is appointed by and responsible to the City Council for the administration of all affairs delegated to the Manager by the City Charter and Council. The position is filled for an indefinite term by two-thirds vote of the entire Council.
Major responsibilities of the City Manager include:
- Providing recommendations to the City Council during the policy making process and implements policy where Council has formulated a course of action.
- Direct and supervise all Directors to assure the policies of the City Council and provisions of the City Charter are executed efficiently and effectively.
- Recommend and implement the goals of the City Council and the items contained in the City's annual budget and capital improvement programs.