City Manager

Administration Division

Overview

The City Manager is the administrative head of the city and is responsible to the City Council for the administration and execution of all affairs of the city.


The City Manager oversees and prepares a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the city and keeps the council advised of the financial condition and future needs of the city. During each regular City Council meeting, the City Manager reports on key topics, events, initiatives, and programs along with departmental updates from city staff.

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Expenditures by Classification

Community Support 2023 Budget

Economic Development Incentives by Program: $257,509
  • $147,509 Routt County Economic Development Partnership
    • Consolidation of micro grant, entrepreneurship center, chamber economic development
  • $10,000 Sustainable Energy and incentives (city managed effective 2023)
  • $10,000 Economic studies / impact reports
  • $15,000 Regional economic development
  • $75,000 Climate Action Plan (CAP) Collaborative

Community Support by Program:
  • Chamber Destination Mgmnt Communications & Promotion $500,000.
  • Special Events $45,000 (city managed effective 2023)
  • Main Street Program $80,700
    • $45,000 Annual support
    • $19,000 Street lights (half)
    • $15,500 Main Street flower watering
    • $1,200 Litter pick up (new for 2023)
  • Summer Concert Series $50,000.
  • Routt County Search & Rescue $20,350
  • Steamboat Mountain Village Partnership $10,000
  • Coalition Funding $729,000
    • Arts & Culture Coalition $204,000
    • Human Resources Coalition $401,000
    • Environmental Coalition $124,000

Community Support 2024 Budget

Economic Development Incentives by Program: $267,509
  • $147,509 Routt County Economic Development Partnership
  • $10,000 Sustainable Energy and incentives
  • $10,000 Economic studies / impact reports
  • $10,000 Regional economic development
  • $10,000 Childcare Initiative
  • $80,000 Climate Action Plan (CAP) Collaborative

Community Support by Program:
  • Chamber Destination Mgmnt Communications & Promotion $600,000. Requested $750,000
  • Special Events $35,000
  • Main Street Program $95,940
    • $55,000 Annual support
    • $20,100 Street lights (half)
    • $17,000 Main Street flower watering
    • $1,600 Litter pick up
    • $2,240 Traffic Control
  • Summer Concert Series $50,000.
  • Routt County Search & Rescue $25,000. Requested $30,000
  • Steamboat Mountain Village Partnership $10,000
  • Coalition Funding $835,100
    • Arts & Culture Coalition $233,830
    • Human Resources Coalition $476,000
    • Environmental Coalition $125,270

Donations & Sponsorships 2023 Budget


  • $1,200 Routt County Clean Up Day
  • $500 Thrive Sponsorship
  • $1,500 Economic Summit Sponsorship
  • $2,300 City Donations for other organizations
  • $18,000 Snowstang split with Ski Corp (Jan-April)

Donations & Sponsorships 2024 Budget


  • $1,200 Routt County Clean Up Day
  • $500 Thrive Sponsorship
  • $1,500 Economic Summit Sponsorship
  • $1,000 City Donations for other organizations
  • $18,000 Snowstang split with Ski Corp (Jan-April)

The Numbers Over Time - Expenditures