Deputy City Manager
The City Manager is appointed by the Mayor and City Council as the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Wichita Falls. As the Chief Executive the City Manager works with the City Council, City Department Directors and City Staff to develop and implement policies guiding the City. This general function takes a number of forms including coordination of daily operations, long range development of the City; preparation of the annual budget; development and implementation of the personnel regulations, financial and administrative policies; and other actions as required by the Mayor and City Council or Code of Ordinances.
Form of Government
The City of Wichita Falls operates under a Council/Manager form of government. The Council/Manager form of government combines the strong political leadership of elected officials and the strong professional experience of a City Manager. The Mayor and Council establish policy and law while the City Manager has responsibility for submitting the annual budget, directing day-to-day operations, advises City Council on matters affecting the City and appoints and removes city personnel. The video below, produced by the International City/County Management Association, illustrates the responsibilities of a City Manager and a City Manager's office.
City Manager Documents
2015-2016 Preliminary Budget Message
2015-2016 Preliminary Budget
City Manager's 2014-2015 Budget Message
2014-2015 Adopted Annual Budget
Capital Improvement Program 2014-2015
Life, Well Run
2014 Annual Report
Featured in the 2014 Annual Report is excellent information about completed and ongoing projects, services and activities from each of the City’s departments: Aviation Traffic and Transportation, Community Development, Fire, Health, Parks and Recreation, Police and Public Works.
2014 Annual Report
For a printed version free of charge please contact the City's Public Information Office at 940.761.7401.
Wichita Falls Earns Top Honor
The City of Wichita Falls has been awarded a 2013 Silver Leadership Circle Award by Texas Comptroller Susan Combs. The Silver Leadership Circle Award recognizes city governments that are:
•Opening books to the public
•Providing clear, consistent pictures of spending
•Sharing information in a user friendly format that lets taxpayers easily drill down for more information
Texas Transparency Website
1300 7th Street Rm 105
Wichita Falls, Texas 76301
PO Box 1431
Wichita Falls, TX 76307
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