The office of the City Manager was created by Ordinance No. 484 in 1955 and is appointed by the City Council.
The City Manager is the administrative head of the government. It is the duty of the City Manager to enforce all laws and ordinances of the City, and to see that all franchises, contracts, permits and privileges granted by the City Council are faithfully observed. It is also the responsibility of the City Manager to recommend to the City Council such reorganization of offices, positions, departments or units under his/her direction as may be indicated in the interest of efficient, effective and economical conduct of the City's business.