The City Council appoints a City Manager who will possess the powers and perform the duties provided in and by said Optional City Government Law, other general laws of the state, and the ordinances of the Council of the City. He or she shall hold office at the pleasure of the City Council and receive compensation fixed by the Council.
The City Manager directs and supervises the activities of the City, manages municipal
resources for efficient operation of public services, presents plans, reports and analysis to and maintains the financial affairs of the City in both long term and short term.
The City Manager's responsibilities include, but are not limited to: labor relations, insurance and risk management, budgeting, financial analysis, grant management, and intermunicipal relations.