Appointed Officials by Title
Administration Department
The Administration Department is responsible for staff supervision and support, implementing adopted policies, preparing and maintaining City Council meeting agendas and minutes, adopted ordinances, resolutions and contracts. This department also offers public information and citizen assistance, personnel administration, and City representation in various agencies, councils and organizations. 

City Administrator
The City Administrator is appointed by City Council for an indefinite term. The major duties of the City Administrator include: supervising and coordinating the activities of City departments; attending Council meetings and making recommendations on appropriate matters of business; ensuring that all orders and policies of the City Council are implemented; recommending the annual budget; keeping the City Council advised on the financial condition of the City; and representing the City in business with other agencies.

City Attorney
The City Attorney is appointed by City Council. The City Attorney's Office represents and advises the Mayor, City Council and City officials and departments in legal matters pertaining to their office and City operations.

Clerk of Council
The Clerk of Council is appointed by City Council, upon the recommendation of the City Administrator, for an indefinite term. The Clerk of Council keeps all records of City Council; prepares, authenticates, and records ordinances and resolutions; keeps elections records; notifies Council of impending expiration of the term of office of board and commission members; keeps the official seal of the City.

Municipal Judges
Municipal Judges are appointed and serve at the pleasure of the Mayor and City Council. The City’s Judges schedule and rule on municipal offenses and state criminal cases occurring within the City limits, including misdemeanor, criminal and traffic charges.
Appointed Officials by Name 

City Attorney 

City Administrator 

Clerk of Council


James L. Coursey, Jr.

Phil Jones 

Shanta Scarboro
 Eric Gotwalt 
Department Heads

Director of Development Services

Director of Leisure Services

Director of Operations 

Director of Public Safety 

Municipal Court Judge 


Brian Harvey 

Tiffany Lancaster

Shanta Scarboro 

Matt Libby 

Derek White 


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