Administration is a department made of several department heads all charged with overseeing different aspects of the city. The City is governed by a City Council which appoints a City Manager, City Attorney, City Treasurer, and Judge. The powers of the City are vested in the City Council.
City Manager - Joan Riley
As defined in the City Charter, the City Manager shall be the Chief Administrative Officer and head of the administrative branch of the City government and shall have such duties as are prescribed by the Charter and law, and as assigned by the City Council.
City Attorney - David Widdoes
The City Attorney is an officer of the City appointed by the City Council. He shall be licensed to practice law in this state. The City Attorney is the chief legal adviser of the Council and all other officers, departments, and agencies of the City government in matters relating to their official powers and duties. He represents the City in proceedings in the courts, and performs all services incident to his position which may be required by law or ordinance. He shall attend regular meetings of the Council and prepare ordinances for the Council.
City Treasurer - Ella Fast
The Treasurer shall have the responsibility for the receipt, safekeeping, investment, and daily deposit of all funds coming into their hands in such depositories as the Council may designate; and shall disburse such funds in the manner provided by applicable law, ordinance, and the Charter. They shall have such other powers, duties, and functions as may be prescribed by applicable law, by ordinance, and the Charter, including but not limited to, the promulgation of rules and procedures for the receipt, handling, and deposit by City officers and employees of the City, monies into the City Treasury. They shall also provide training, technical assistance, and other support to other City departments in performing financial functions.
City Manager's Assistant