City Manager


The City Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City. The duties of the City Manager are contained in Fernley Municipal Code, Title I, Chapter 5. The primary duties of the City Manager are:

  • Direct and supervise all departments, offices, and agencies of the City
  • Assist the Mayor in accomplishing the Mayor’s statutory duties
  • Appoint and remove non-elected officers and employees
  • Prepare the City’s budget
  • Recommend adoption of policies and procedures to the City Council
  • Maintain the structure of the organization
  • Investigate the affairs of the City or any department

The activities of the City Manager’s Office include managing, programming, planning, organizing, coordinating, expediting, negotiating, community relations, and the implementation of strategic priorities and policies established by the Council.