Government Affairs Manager
About this Office
The City of Coral Gables has a Council/Manager form of government. The City Manager is the Chief Executive Officer appointed by the Mayor and City Commission and carries out the policy direction of the City Commission. Pursuant to the City Charter, the Manager appoints and removes all employees in the administrative service of the City. The City Manager’s Office directs the daily activities of the City of Coral Gables, oversees a budget of $195 million and serves a community of approximately 50,000 residents, within a 14 square mile area. The City Manager and Assistant City Managers direct and supervise the activities of 10 City Departments.
The City Manager's Office seeks to promote a culture of empowerment, participation and creativity.
Providing professional leadership in the administration and execution of policies and objectives established by the City Commission
Developing and recommending solutions to community problems for Commission consideration
Planning and developing new programs to meet the future needs of the City
Helping to craft a vision and set community standards for development that respond to community values and support a cohesive community fabric
Fostering community sustainability by respecting the City's ecological carrying capacity-preserving resources, enhancing economic efficiency, and engaging the public in quality-of-life initiatives
Preparing and implementing the annual budget