City Administrator

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Responsibilities

The City Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the city and oversees day to day operations. Appointed by the Mayor with the concurrence of the Common Council, the City Administrator assists the Mayor and Council in reviewing and developing policy recommendations.

Additional responsibilities include working with the mayor to develop annual operating budget and the city's five-year capital plan and supervising all department heads in the city government except the City Chamberlain and the Corporation Counsel.