The city administrator serves as the chief administrative advisor to the mayor
and Board of Aldermen
. The city administrator shall be responsible for the administration and management of the business and employees of the city subject to the direction and supervision of the mayor and the Board of Aldermen.
The city administrator is chosen solely on the basis of education, experience, and executive and administrative qualifications. He/she shall hold, as a minimum, a master’s degree in public administration or a related field from an accredited university and shall have at least two years of practical experience in the field of public administration.