City Council

FY 2021-2022 Annual Budget

Organizational Chart

Description

The City Council, comprised of five council members and one mayor, are the elected governing body of the city. Members are elected at-large to serve a three-year term. The members have equal authority and voting privileges, excluding the Mayor who is not entitled to a vote on legislative or other matters, except in case of a tie when he may cast a deciding vote. The City Council serves as the city's primary legislative body and appoints a city manager to oversee day-to-day operations, draft a budget, and to implement and enforce the council’s policy and legislative initiatives.


The City Council establishes values that are fundamental to organizational success and fulfillment of the City's mission and vision. The values are: excellence and quality in the delivery of services, fiscal responsibility, ethics and integrity, open and honest communication, treating the citizen as our customer, professionalism, and equal opportunity.

Budget Summary

Personnel Summary

Accomplishments

  1. During the Coronavirus Pandemic and Winter Storm Uri, the City Council supported staff efforts to continue and improve operations of city services and infrastructure as well as maintain transparent engagements with its citizens and businesses by improving technology, remaining visible and available to citizens and businesses, and entering into agreements for the recovery of and continuation of the public health, welfare and safety of the city

Goals

  1. Financially sustain our community
  2. Maintain and improve amenities and services that enhance the quality of life

  3. Maintain and enhance our infrastructure and transportation system
  4. Maintain and enhance the image of major corridors
  5. Operate city government as a customer service business
  6. Promote and reflect a positive image of our community

Objectives

  1. Maintain an adequate financial base to sustain a sufficient level of municipal services
  2. Protect and strengthen neighborhoods to improve quality of life
  3. Provide on-going maintenance for public infrastructure and facilities
  4. Improve and enhance the visual identity of commercial corridors
  5. Enhance staff and support employee education to prepare for and respond to future growth
  6. Approve projects and agreements according to the Comprehensive Plan guidelines

Performance Measures


Performance Measures