City Administrator

The City Administrator is appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The City Administrator is responsible for the day to day operations of City Government.

The departments responsible to the City Administrator include:
  • Fire & Rescue
  • Hastings Police
  • Engineering and Street & Alley
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Development Services
  • Personnel/Human Resources
  • City Clerk
  • Finance Department
  • Attorney
  • Utilities Department
  • Information Technology

The City Administrator serves as the conduit between the Legislative Branch of City Government, the City Council, and the various City Department heads. The Administrator is responsible for all Fire and Police Personnel appointments as well.

The City Administrator works closely with the Mayor and the various department heads in preparing and presenting the annual City Budget. The Administrator also reviews and makes recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on all issues that come before the Mayor and Council for the action.

The City Administrator's office is located on the second floor of the City Building and office hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.