Reporting to the seven-member City Council, the City Manager serves as the chief administrative officer of the City and assumes full responsibility, leadership and accountability for all City operations, activities and programs. The City Manager advises and assists the City Council in the conduct of City business and provides administrative oversight to the operation and policy functions of City government. The City Manager directs and participates in the preparation of the $11.2M budget. In addition the Manager advises the Council of financial conditions, present and future needs and resources of the City. The City Manager confers with department heads and managers concerning administrative and operation problems, work plans and strategic plans, makes appropriate decisions or recommendations and oversees the preparation and implementation of long range plans for the City.
The City Manager provides leadership through planning, organizing, directing and supervising assigned staff. Additionally, the Manager selects, supervises, trains, plans and directs workload assignments, motivates, evaluates performance and take corrective action as needed. The City Manager represents the City and its interests to employee, community groups and individual members of the public and other governmental agencies. The Manager establishes positive working relationships both internally and externally with representatives of community organizations, other government agencies, City Council, City staff and the public.