The City operates under a Council-Manager form of government. Residents elect a Mayor and four additional City Councilors which make up the City Council. The Council is responsible for enacting ordinances and resolutions which govern the City. The Mayor presides over the council meetings.
The City Council appoints a City Manager who serves as the chief administrative officer and is charged with the enforcement of all ordinances and resolutions passed by the City Council. The Chief of Police, Public Services Director, Finance Director and Planner are appointed by the City Manager.
The City Attorney acts as the legal advisor and counselor in matters relating to the City.
The City Clerk is responsible for legislative operations. The City Clerk is the keeper of the City Seal and has signature authority on all ordinances, resolutions, and other official documents.