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Jim Hammons

Mr. Jim Hammons is the chief administrative officer of the city and is appointed by the mayor to this position.  He oversees the day-to-day operations of the city.

He directs and supervises city employees and projects; makes recommendations to the Mayor and Council; interacts with local businesses, community members, state and regional partners; prepares reports for City Council and for various governmental agencies.

The City Administrator prepares the budget and capital plans for council’s consideration in conjunction with the mayor, city clerk and departments heads. He is responsible for screening, testing and interviewing new employees. Each month the City Administrator prepares a report for the first monthly City Council meeting.  You can read the monthly report here.

Mr. Hammons has 14 years of experience in city government.


City Administrator’s Monthly Reports »

March 5,2018

City Administrators Report March 5th, 2018   Lighting Projects   Last month I spoke with the operators at the WWTP regarding the outside lighting at the...


February 5,2018

City Administrators Report February 5th, 2018     New Fire Hall Roof   On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, Steve Lauer sent me an email, saying there was a leak in...


Administrators Report 6-2014

City Administrators Report June 2014