Responsibilities of the Administration Department

The city administrator is responsible for the general management of the city as defined by state statute, city charter, city code and city council directives. Administration Department functions include:

  • Advising the mayor and city council on all significant matters and presenting all items which require council action or approval
  • Coordinating with other governmental agencies and representing the interests of the city as delegated by the city council
  • Directing, developing, and implementing appropriate budgeting, including capital improvements, administrative planning and control procedures, and long-range development of the city
  • Making effective recommendations in areas of policies, planning, community development, public safety, administrative services, financial planning, and human resources
  • Working closely with departments to plan and coordinate activities to ensure effective service to the public and efficient conduct of all municipal affairs; overseeing the various department managers