City Manager

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

                                 -Implements the directives and polices of the city council.

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

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

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

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

                                   -Serves as liaison to other government entities.

                                    -Responds to citizen complaints.