The City Manager is hired by the City Council and is the chief executive officer and the head of the administrative branch. He oversees all City Departments and advises City Council. This Division is also responsible for public relations, risk management, property/casualty and airport insurance. The City Manager's Department is located at City Hall. See Map While it is not required that the City Manager be a resident of the city at the time of appointment, he or she must reside in the City during his or her tenure of office.
The City Manager and his staff work to implement City Council policy, provide alternatives to improve service to the citizens, manage public funds and oversee all departmental budgets. The City Manager Department also works as a liaison between City Council, staff and the public. The City Manager's Department is housed in City Hall.