City Administration's role is to oversee operations by following the direction of the City Commission and by empowering City personnel to be effective, efficient and accountable.
The specific areas of responsibility are:
Included in this department is the Office of Civil Service. This office assures that the City complies with Local Government Code 143 (Municipal Civil Service) in the personnel administration of police and fire classification and appointments, compensation practices, disciplinary actions, leaves, entry and promotional examinations and other statutory provisions. The Civil Service Office in coordination with the Personnel Division also facilitates employees and management services within the City’s two civil service divisions, Police and Fire.
The City Administration mission is two-fold: