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City Manager

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 oversee 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).

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Brooks Mitchell, City Manager

Brooks Mitchell was appointed City Manager of Moore in December 2016. He has been employed by the City of Moore since 2015, having served as Finance Manager prior to his appointment as City Manager. He has been a licensed CPA since 1985. Prior to coming to Moore, Mr. Mitchell had his own CPA Practice. He was appointed as the Director of Administration at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission in 2005. Mr. Mitchell was the Finance Director for the City of Lawton from January 2014 through September 2015 when he came to the City of Moore.

Stan Drake, Assistant City Manager

Stan Drake serves the City of Moore as the Assistant City Manager. He started his career with the City of Moore in 1974 with the Water Department. Over the years Mr. Drake has moved up the ranks and currently oversees various departments of the city including public works, community development, public utilities, and special projects dealing with the city’s infrastructure.

A graduate of Moore High School in 1973, Stan stays active in the community as the coordinator of Moore Beautiful . This involves bi-annual tree sales that support the beautification of the city through special landscaping projects. Stan and his wife Sharon have been married since 1975 and have 3 sons and 9 grandchildren.

Todd Jenson, Assistant City Manager

Todd Jenson is Assistant City Manager & Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Moore. He has worked for the City for over 14 years and began work for the City as the Economic Development Specialist in the Economic Development Department. Prior to working for the City, from 1989 to 1999 Todd worked in the Mayor and City Manager’s Office in Norman, Oklahoma as Assistant to the City Manager. Todd and his wife Sheri started a business in Norman in 1999. The business experienced great growth and was sold in 2006. In his spare time, Todd also teaches US History, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics at Randall University in Moore.

As Assistant City Manager, Todd oversees the following departments; Parks & Recreation, Emergency Management, and Capital Planning & Resiliency. He also oversees the marketing and social media for the City of Moore. Also as a part of his duties, Todd manages the long-term planning for the development of new parks and improvements to existing parks.

Todd graduated from Moore High School in 1984 and has a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma. He received a Masters Degree in Public Administration in 1992 from the University of Oklahoma. Todd enjoys reading, playing golf, all aspects of railroading including model trains, and traveling with his family. He is married and the father of two attends Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in Norman.