The mission statement of the City Manager’s Department is to work as a research marketing arm of the City of Sterling to promote quality growth using short-term and long-term planning. To provide a response network to assist the City of Sterling in meeting its mission of maintaining a high quality of life through programs and services. The City Manager’s Department will play the designated role assigned it by the City of Sterling for open communication with the citizens of Sterling. The City Manager’s Department will maintain integrity in its approach to department innovation.
The City Manager is the executive head of the municipal government. The Manager is accountable to City Council for the proper administration of all the City, exercising supervision and control over all executive and administrative departments. The Manager sees that the laws and ordinances of the City are enforced. The City Manager is required, by Charter, to submit an annual budget to Council and is responsible for its administration after it is adopted. The City Manager’s duties also include making verbal and/or written reports to the Council relating to any particular matter concerning the affairs of the City. The staff of the City Manager’s department includes the City Manager, Computer Technician, Executive Secretary, and Administrative Assistant 1.