The city manager is the chief administrative officer of the city and is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the City Commission. The city manager is directly responsible for the daily operation and administration of the city organization, and hires employees to aid in these functions.
Employees are divided into nine departments, each headed by a director appointed by the city manager.
We put the well-being of people at the heart of everything we do.
Through a well-trained, highly motivated, professional City staff, we move the community forward in a way that is:
Open, welcoming, and inclusive
Forward-thinking and innovative
Accountable, transparent, and fiscally responsible
Contributory to a high quality of life, amenities, and opportunities
Protective of natural resources and the environment
Each month, the city manager publishes a monthly report detailing the activities of the City of Manhattan.