The City Manager serves as the City's chief administrative officer and is responsible for the overall administration of all City operations and functions and also serves as executive director for the City's Urban Renewal Agency. The City Manager exercises the highest degree of professional courtesy in contacts with the public, City staff, and all elected and appointed officials. The City Manager is responsible for:
- Providing oversight of the City's public services;
- Advising and making recommendations to the City Council on current and future fiscal policy, staffing, and program needs;
- Ensuring conformance by City staff to adopted City policy;
- Providing oversight of the development and implementation of the City's approved budget and financial plan.
International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
An Overview of the Council-Manager Form of Government (PDF)