The City Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the City of Irving and reports directly to the City Council. The City Manager is responsible for implementing policy and advising the City Council on all administrative matters such as the financial condition of the City, public safety, economic development, infrastructure and capital improvement plans.
The City Manager also leads the operations of all City departments through both administrative and budgetary processes which mirror the goals set out in the strategic plan. This plan guides the projects and activities of the staff to ensure that the results achieved are in line with the priorities of the City Council, residents, businesses and visitors.
Additionally, the City Manager serves in pivotal roles regionally, representing Irving in areas such as transportation, water attainment, grant funding, special events and partnering with other local governments to increase the cohesiveness of the North Texas area.
The staff in the City Manager's Office supports the city manager through such functions as managing designated departments, coordinating ongoing projects and maintaining communication with internal and external customers on current and future initiatives.