906-875-3212 ext 103 (office)

City Manager

906-875-3212 ext 101 (office)

City Manager Responsibilities

The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and is the chief administrative officer of the City, responsible to the City Council for the administration of all city affairs. The following is a list of some of the main duties of this position:

  • Appointment and removal of most city employees
  • Direct and supervise the administration of departments, offices, and agencies of the city
  • Attend all city council meetings, taking part in the discussion but having no voting rights on the council
  • Oversee the execution of all city ordinances subject to enforcement by the city manager or city officers
  • Prepare and submit the annual budget and capital program to the city council
  • Submit to the city council and make available to the public a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the city at each fiscal year end
  • Make reports concerning the operations of city departments, offices, and agencies subject to the city manager’s direction and supervision available to the city council
  • Keep the city council fully advised as to the financial condition and future needs of the city
  • Make recommendations to the city council concerning the affairs of the city
  • Provide staff support services to the mayor and council members
  • Perform any other duties specified in the city charter or required by the city council
  • Zoning Administrator