Mayor McGowan is the Chief Elected Official of the City and is responsible for overseeing the administration of City operations. However, as this is not a full-time position, the Mayor appoints a Director of Public Service and Safety to manage the City on a day-to-day basis and keep the Mayor informed. Gregory J. Foxhoven serves in this position.
The Director of Public Service and Safety interfaces with elected officials, department heads, City employees, citizens, business and industry, and various organizations throughout the City. He is also responsible for the approval of contracts, permits, purchase orders, etc. The Director attends City Council Meetings and presents regular reports to keep members informed of City operations and projects, and makes recommendations to Council relating to current or prospective legislation.
The Director serves as Zoning Inspector and is charged with issuing or rejecting applications for zoning permits. He also serves as a member of the City Planning Commission which deals with development issues, rezoning requests, etc.
All Department Heads report to the Director of Public Service and Safety. Below are the City's Department Heads and Supervisors.