Under the general direction and authority of the Mayor, the city administrator acts as the chief administrative officer (CAO) of the city for day-to-day operations.
The city administrator also directs, administers, and coordinates the activities and functions of the various city offices, departments, and boards in implementing the requirements of city ordinances and the policies of the City Council.
Additional Duties Additional duties of the city administrator include:
Monitoring the city’s financial condition
Overseeing personnel functions and contract negotiations in conjunction with mayor
Overseeing preparation of the agenda for City Council meetings
Overseeing preparation of the city’s annual operating budget
Overseeing the city’s intergovernmental relations
Providing for citizen awareness of city goals and operations
Providing primary interface with City Council and city staff
Recommending committee and commission appointments to mayor