The City Manager is the chief administrative and executive officer of the city and is responsible to the City Council for the administration of all affairs of the city. The City Manager is hired by and serves at the pleasure of the City Council. The City Manager coordinates the implementation of City Council policy decisions.
The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day oversight and management of all City departments including: Fire, Police, Public Works, Utilities, Library, Parks and Recreation, Code Enforcement, Planning and Building, Economic Development, Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology.
The City Manager prepares a budget for consideration of the City Council and oversees the adherence to the approved budget of more than $4.4 million.
The City Manager also represents the City with outside governmental agencies, serves as a liaison between the City Council, department heads, and the citizens of Muleshoe, and is responsible for the long-range planning for the City and the development of recommendations to the City Council on a variety of public policies.