The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and serves at the pleasure of the Council. The City Manager is the chief executive and administrative officer of the city. The City Manager is responsible to the City Council for the administration of all city affairs placed in the manager’s charge.
In carrying out the appointed responsibilities, the City Charter provides that the City Manager shall have the following powers and obligations:
To direct and supervise the administration of all departments, offices, and agencies of the city, except as otherwise provided by the Charter or law
To keep the City Council fully advised as to the financial condition and future needs of the city and to submit for its consideration the annual budget
To make available to the public a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the city as of the end of each fiscal year
To see that all laws and ordinances of the city are enforced