The City Manager is appointed by the mayor and City Council for an indefinite term. The manager serves as Chief Administrative Officer of the city and is responsible for carrying out the policies of the city and ordinances adopted by the City Council.
As Chief Administrative Officer, the manager is empowered to make all personnel appointments, supervise the work of all city departments, enforce the laws and ordinances of the city, supervise preparation of the annual operating budget for council approval, and conduct day to day business of the city.
The manager attends all meetings of the City Council with the right to take part in discussions, but without the right to vote, and is responsible for making recommendations to the City Council as may be deemed necessary or expedient for the benefit of the public.
The manager also makes reports to the council from time to time about the affairs of the city and keeps the council fully advised of the city's financial condition and future financial condition needs.
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