The City operates under a Mayor/Council/Manager form of government. The City Council is the governing body of the City, consisting of five members elected at large for overlapping terms of four years. The Mayor is elected for a term of four years. The City Manager is appointed by the Council and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City. Under the direction of the City Manager are department directors who administer the specific services offered by the City.
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