Responsibilities of the Administration Department & City Administrator
The City of Liberty operates within a Mayor-City Council-Administrator form of government. The City Administrator serves as the chief executive officer for the City of Liberty and is the primary staff liaison for the Mayor and City Council. The City Administrator leads the department directors, emphasizing a team approach to providing community services.
Together with the department directors, the City Administrator:
- Coordinates the budget and work plan
- Formulates policy recommendations
- Sets the goals of the organization, aligning with the Council's goals
The City Administrator also recommends department head appointments, and approves appointments, promotions and terminations of all other employees.
The day-to-day operations of city government are handled by a professional staff headed by the City Administrator.
Department directors for Finance, Fire, Human Resources, IT Services, Parks, Planning and Development, Police, Public Works, and Utilities report to the City Administrator. Within the Administration Department, the Animal Control, Deputy City Clerk's Office, Municipal Court, Economic Development and Public Relations divisions also report to the City Administrator's Office.