City Manager's Office
410 E Washington Street ::: Iowa City, Iowa 52240 ::: ph 319.356.5010
Assistant to the City Manager
Duties and Responsibilities of the City Manager
The City Manager is the chief administrative officer for the City and is appointed by the City Council. The City Manager implements policy decisions of the City Council and enforces City ordinances. In addition, the City Manager appoints and directly supervises the directors of the City's operating departments and supervises the administration of the City's personnel system and further supervises the official conduct of City employees including their employment, training, compensation, reclassification, discipline and discharge. The City Manager also oversees administration of City contracts, execution of public improvements, as well as construction, improvement, and maintenance of all City facilities. The City Manager prepares a proposed annual budget and submits it to the City Council for consideration and final approval consistent with State law, along with presenting recommendations and programs to the City Council.
In this video City Manager Tom Markus introduces us to his new Assistant, Geoff Fruin.
The City Manager's Office Issues the Following Permits:
- Ambulatory Vendor
- Temporary Use of Sidewalk (e.g. sidewalk sales)
- Use of City Plaza
- Use of Streets
- Mobile Vending Cart
- Parade, Public Assembly, Demonstration, Picket or Protest, Rallies
- Landscaping on the Sidewalk or in City Plaza
- Information Tables on City Plaza (for info call 319-356-5010)