The City Manager is appointed by the Council and is the executive head of the municipal government. The Manager is accountable to City Council for the proper administration of all affairs of the City, exercising supervision and control over all executive and administrative departments. The Manager sees that the laws and ordinances of the City are enforced. The City Manager’s duties also include making verbal and/or written reports to the Council relating to any particular matter concerning the affairs of the City. The staff of the City Manager’s department includes the City Manager, Emergency Management Coordinator, Information Technology Specialist, and Executive Secretary. Public Safety Dispatchers are also a part of the City Manager’s office under the Emergency Management Coordinator.
The City Manager’s office works as a research, marketing arm of the City of Sterling to promote quality growth using short-term and long-term planning. The City Manager’s office provides a response network to assist the City of Sterling in maintaining a high quality of life through programs and services. The City Manager’s office will play the designated role assigned it by the City of Sterling for open communication with the citizens of Sterling. The City Manager’s office will maintain integrity in its approach to department innovation.