City Administrator

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    The programs were hosted by the city’s Corporation Counsel, Development, and Finance departments. Read on...
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    The city has not updated its zoning code on a citywide scale in 40 years. Read on...
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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.