The City of Clinton operates under the Council-Manager form of government. Under this form of government, the elected Mayor and City Council set priorities through policy and appoint a professional City Manager to implement those policies as the City's chief executive officer.
City Managers have various responsibilities and authorities including:
Appointing All City Employees
Advising the City Council on Municipal Policy Matters
Ensuring Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations
Overseeing the Operations of the City
Submitting the Annual Budget to the City Council
Life Well Run
The International City Management Association's Life Well Run initiative raises awareness and appreciation for the value professional managers bring to build ethical, efficient, effective local government and great communities.