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
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Safety
  • Public Information
  • Environmental

The City Administrator serves as the conduit between the Legislative Branch of City Government, the City Council, City Department heads, Community Partners, and Citizens. The City Administrator oversees City operations and serves as the public relations officer to facilitate problem solving at all levels of the organization.

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