The City Manager serves as Chief Administrative and Executive Officer of the City of Walker. Administers and coordinates various functions of City government as stated in the City Charter and supplemented by policies established by the City Commission.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Oversees City's long-range development plans including projected growth, financial stability, service quality, physical facilities, etc.
Determines and ensures that the Assistant City Manager and department heads are aware of the City government objectives and are performing their functions toward accomplishing these objectives
Conducts staff meetings; encourages City management leaders to pursue self-development in their respective fields of endeavor
Works closely with Assistant City Manager in selecting, appointing and terminating subordinate officials and employees
Oversees preparation of the annual budget and message; advises City Commission regarding City's financial condition including status of major projects and programs
Prepares periodic and special reports concerning activities of municipal government
Attends and participates in Commission meetings, including presenting special studies and reports requested by the Commission or on own initiative
Represents the city in intergovernmental relationships with neighboring counties and cities
Attends and participates in professional meetings to keep abreast of current developments in municipal government
Directs real estate sales program and supervises real estate closings
Delivers speeches to lay and professional groups on City Government
Performs special projects as directed by the Commission
Performs a wide variety of relative administrative and executive duties and responsibilities
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