The City Manager serves as the chief administrative officer of the city and is appointed by and accountable to the City Commission. The city Manager provides leadership and direction to the administrative organization.
Except for the City Attorney and City Clerk, who are appointed by the City Commission, the City Manager appoints all department heads and is responsible for city services being performed well, according to City Commission approved policies and within allocated financial resources.
The City Manager is the chief adviser to the City Commission on policy options and is responsible for submitting the annual budget and capital improvements program for consideration. The City Manager keeps the City Commission advised of activities and results in administering various programs and informs the City Commission of the city’s financial condition and future needs of the city.