City Manager

Role of the City Manager

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 is hired by the City Council to implement those policies and oversee the operations of the City.

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

Professional Management 

The International City Management Association raises awareness and appreciation for the value professional managers bring to build ethical, efficient, effective local government and great communities.