City Manager

Duties of the City Manager

  • By charter, the City Manager shall be the administrative head of the government of the city. He or she shall be chosen by the City Commission for an indefinite term and may be removed at the discretion of the Commission.
  • The City Manager shall devote his/her entire time to the discharge of his official duties, attend all meetings of the Commission, keep the Commission advised of the affairs and needs of the City, and make reports of all affairs and departments of the City.
  • The City Manager shall see that all ordinances are enforced and that provisions of all franchises, leases, contracts, permits, and privileges granted by the City are observed.
  • The Manager shall designate a City Recorder, and administrate over and supervise city officers and employees except over the Commission or over the judicial activities of the municipal judge.
  • The Manager shall act as purchasing agent for all departments and further, all purchasing shall be made by requisition signed by the Manager.
  • The Manager shall be responsible for preparing and submitting to the budget committee the annual budget estimates and such reports as that body requests.
  • The Manager shall supervise the operation of all public utilities owned and operated by the City and shall have general supervision over all city property.
  • The Manager shall be entitled to sit with the City Commission, but shall have no vote on questions before it.
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