The City Administrator and City Administration staff carry out the policies established by the City Council in coordinating, directing, and reviewing the activities of all municipal operations.

The City Administrator is responsible to the Mayor and the City Council for the administrative functions of City government. The City Administrator serves as the chief administrative officer for the City and is charged with the day-to-day responsibilities of supervision, coordination, and administration of the City Departmental activities; formulation, presentation, and administration of the budget; development of program and policy alternatives and recommendations for consideration by the Mayor and City Council; preparation of staff reports; and keeping the Mayor and City Council informed as to operational and administrative needs and activities. The City Administrator also provides long-range planning leadership, provides leadership to the City staff and professional consultants, and administers programs of the Mayor and City Council.