The City Manager is appointed by the City Council. As Chief Administrative Officer of the City, the City Manager provides overall administration and direction for all areas of City government. The City Manager ensures that all goals, policies and priorities established by the City Council are met; supports the City Council by presenting information and recommendations that facilitate informed policy making; oversees community and intergovernmental relations; and provides direction and leadership to City staff.

The City Manager oversees the Communications for the City. The Communications Manager develops and manages external communication from the City including website, social media, and other outreach outlets. This division coordinates outreach and communication at the neighborhood level mostly through Neighborhood Watch (Crime Prevention led by the Police Department), various publications such as State of the City, the City Manager’s Updates, Senior Center Newsletters, etc.; and through community-oriented events including clean-ups, Annual Citywide Yard Sale, Citizens Academy, and National Night Out.