City Manager

The City Manager is appointed by the City Council of Van to serve as the chief executive of municipal operations.

 o Implements the directives and polices of the city council.

o Responsible for the day-to-day operations of all city departments.

o Prepares the annual budget to be submitted the city council for approval and implements the budget once it is approved.

o Hires all city employees except for the City Attorney and Municipal judge, which are appointed by the City Council.

o Works closely with the Mayor and City Council in planning for future growth and sustaining a stable safe community.

o Serves as liaison to other government entities.

o Responds to citizen complaints.