The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation of all City departments, and provides support services to the City Council. The City Council appoints the City Manager who is responsible for the implementation of policies established by the Council and the general administration of City operations.
The goals of the City Manager's Office are to direct and supervise the activities of the City, provide staff and administrative services for operating departments, maintain the financial affairs of the City, manage municipal resources for the provision of public services, and present plans and reports to the City Council as necessary to meet City needs.
In addition to the coordination and supervision of operating departments, the City Manager's Office is responsible for providing administrative staff services including labor relations, personnel, insurance, budgeting, financial analysis, grants management and intergovernmental relations.
The City Manager's Office provides support services to various Council committees and prepares agendas for Council meetings. The City Manager and Assistant City Manager abide by the Code of Ethics of the International City-County Management Association (ICMA).