About the City Manager's Office
The City Manager position is defined by North Carolina General Statutes (Chapter 160A, Article 7) and appointed by Washington City Council to manage the day-to-day operations of municipal services and government. The manager serves as Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for implementing and enforcing policies and ordinances of the City Council, developing the city budget, and hiring and supervising department heads. The City Manager's Office houses the City Manager, City Clerk and support staff. The City Clerk keeps minutes of City Council meetings, maintains official records and documents, gives public notice of meetings, and performs other duties required by law or at the direction of Washington City Council.