The City Manager serves at the pleasure of the City Council and is responsible for implementing Council policy, providing leadership for the City's day-to-day operations, preparing and administering the annual budget, and managing the personnel system. The City Manager provides leadership and direction to the City's Leadership Team and teammates in the Administrative Services Department, Community Development Department, Community Services Department, Fire Department, Police Department, and Public Works Department. In addition, the City Manager serves as the Personnel Officer, Purchasing Agent, and the Director of Emergency Services.
A primary focus of the City Manager is to advance the City Council Council's policies, and goals and to instill them in all teammates as they perform their daily jobs. The City Manager is committed to providing high quality and sustainable services to the Morgan Hill community based on the following ongoing priorities: