The Administrative Department consists of members of the City
Commission, the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, City Secretary,
and Receptionist. The City Commission is responsible for policy,
leadership and the general direction of City Government. The Mayor and
two Commissioners are elected at-large from the City and four
Commissioners are elected from specific places or wards within the City.
The Mayor, along with Commissioner Place One and Commissioner Place
Three are elected in odd-numbered years and Commissioner Place Two,
Commissioner Place Four, Commissioner At-Large Place Five and
Commissioner At-Large Place Six are elected in even-numbered years.
Elections to the positions are held on the second Saturday of May of
each year for two-year terms. The Commission appoints a City Manager.
The City Manager has no set term of office but serves at the will of the
governing body. The Commission is responsible for setting policy and
the City Manager is the Chief Executive Officer and the head of the
administrative branch of the City government under the charter of the
City of Hereford.
Responsibility of this department includes budget preparation and
execution, as well as overall administration of City Ordinances and
policy as adopted by the City Commission. The City Secretary’s duties
include personnel/payroll, records management, municipal elections,
public information official, and event planner. She serves as clerk to
the City Commission and secretary to the City Manager.
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