City Manager

The City Manager is responsible for daily operations and overall management of city departments and business. The City Manager ensures that the City Council's goals, policies, and directives are carried out by the appropriate department.

The City Manager is appointed by a majority vote of the City Council. They are responsible for keeping the Council informed about the status of City programs and informing them about current opportunities and problems that may impact operations.

The City Manager:
  • Reports and makes recommendations to the City Council about the needs of the City
  • Works with Council and staff to implement best practices to achieve adopted goals and deliver quality services to the community
  • Administers and enforces all Shelton ordinances, resolutions, franchise agreements, leases, contracts, permits, and other City business
  • Organizes City departments and administrative structure
  • Prepares and administers the annual City budget
  • Encourages and supports regional and intergovernmental cooperation
  • Administers economic development and other special programs for the City
The City Manager's office also contains the City Clerk, Human Resources Manager, Administrative Support Assistant, and Communications Specialist.