Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager is the chief executive officer of the City.
The City Manager coordinates and directs City activities, carries out policies set by the City Council and exercises control over all aspects of employment of City employees except those appointed by the City Council.
The City Manager presents the annual budget to the Mayor and Council and provides professional recommendations to help the City Council develop policy. The City Manager oversees the following departments: Police, Fire, Emergency Management, Finance, Human Resources, Economic Development, Information Technology, Marketing and Public Information Office and the Assistant City Manager.
The Assistant City Manager oversees the following departments: Parks and Recreation, Community Development, Public Works, Animal Welfare, Water and Sewer.