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City Manager's Office

Responsibilities
The City of Highland Park operates under a Council-Manager Form of Government whereby the Mayor and City Council appoint a city manager to oversee the day to day operations of the city, and to carry out the policies that have been enacted by the Corporate Authorities.  

The City Manager provides policy advice, directs the daily operations of City government, handles personnel functions (including the power to appoint and remove employees) and is responsible for preparation of a budget.  The City Manager oversees the six departments of the City:
 - City Manager's Office
 - Community Development 
 - Finance & General Services
 - Fire Department
 - Police Department
 - Public Works Department

 Goals
 - Fiscal Stability
 - Public Safety
 - Infrastructure Investment
 - Community Vibrancy


 Mission Statement
The mission of the City of Highland Park municipal government is to provide high quality services to our community through collaborative, effective and transparent governance in an efficient and fiscally responsible manner.