The City of Clyde is a Council-Manager Government, as provided in the City Charter. The Manager is the Chief Executive Officer of the City. He is responsible to City Council for the proper execution of the City's laws and managing the day-to-day operations. 

The essential responsibilities include:

  • Budgeting and financial management: Manage the City's budget and ensure that funds are allocated appropriately to various city departments and programs.
  • Human resources: Oversee the hiring and management of city employees, including maintaining personnel records, developing job descriptions, and administering employee benefits.
  • Public works: Oversee the maintenance of public infrastructure such as roads, bridges, and public buildings.
  • Permitting and licensing: Issue permits and licenses for businesses, construction projects, and other activities that require government approval.
  • Communications and public relations: Communicate with the public about city programs and initiatives, and respond to inquiries from citizens.
  • Emergency Management: Develop and implement plans to respond to emergencies such as natural disasters, public health crises, and other emergencies.

Overall, the City Administration Department plays a critical role in ensuring that the city government operates efficiently and effectively and that the community's needs are met.