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  • Ernie Hernandez, City Manager
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The City Manager is the chief administrative officer of the City and is appointed by the City Council to oversee the proper management of all City business.

In this role, the City Manager provides executive leadership, direction, review, and coordination of all City departments and operations.

Among other things, the City Manager is expected to:

  • Enforce all City laws and ordinances
  • Appoint and remove department heads and City employees
  • Offer professional advice on all aspects of the City’s operations
  • Review all City Council agenda material for content and the appropriateness of departmental recommendations
  • Prepare and submit the annual City Budget and Capital Improvement Plan Continuously monitor the City’s financial position and needs

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The Administration Department is a consolidation of a variety of City programs, including:

  • City Management
  • Human Resources
  • Contract Management
  • Risk Management
  • Public Safety
  • Public Information
  • IT Services
  • All other administrative services

Administrative Services

  • Dissemination of information to the public
  • Implementation of City Council policies and priorities
  • Implementation of programs mandated by other agencies
  • Development and implementation of City Management procedures
  • Preparation of agendas for the City Council and related hearing bodies
  • Preparation, presentation, and oversight of City operating and capital budgets
  • Administration of Human Resources services, including:
    • Labor relations
    • Citywide training
    • Risk management
    • Medical services / insurance
    • Tuition reimbursement programs