The Town Manager serves as the chief administrative officer of the Town of Rocky Mount. The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Council and serves at their pleasure. He is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and evaluation of the activities of all departments, through the supervision of department heads under his authority. The Town Manager is responsible for carrying out the policies and directives of the Town Council.
In performing these duties, the Manager:
Interprets and implements policy determined by Council
Oversees the enforcement of all laws and ordinances
Appoints, directs, and evaluates all department heads and employees on the basis of merit and job performance
Prepares and recommends annual operating and capital budgets
Prepares agenda materials for meetings
Keeps the Council advised of present financial conditions and future needs of the government through regular reports to Council
Represents the Town in daily routine relations with the public, the media, other governmental entities, and private agencies
Serves on various boards and committees
Performs other duties as may be described by the Town Charter or required of him by ordinance or mandate of the Council
The Town Manager's office consists of the Town Manager and Executive Assistant/Town Clerk.