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, Finance, Economic Development, and the Assistant City Managers.
The Assistant City Managers oversees the following departments: Parks & Recreation, Information Technology, Human Resources/Risk Management, Capital Planning & Resiliency, Emergency Management, Marketing & Public Information, Community Development, Public Works, Animal Welfare, Public Utilities (Water and Sewer).