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City ManagerThe City Manager is responsible for executing the policies of the City Council. The City Manager serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the City.  The City Manager oversees operations and service delivery by providing direction and leadership for the organization, aligning service delivery with community needs, and Council priorities with organizational goals, while advancing community relations and civic engagement.  Contact the City Manager's Office at 928-763-0122 or tcotter@bullheadcity.com.


Mayor & Council -  Bullhead City is led by a seven-member City Council, which is led by the Mayor and Vice-Mayor.  The Vice-Mayor title shifts among council members every year to ensure equality among all council members.  The Mayor and Council members are elected to four year terms.The City Council meets in the Council Chambers on the first and third Tuesdays of each month beginning at 5:30 p.m., and may hold additional work sessions, executive sessions, and/or special meetings throughout the year as necessary.


City Clerk's OfficeThe Office of the City Clerk functions as the Official Record Custodian, Official Custodian of the Seal of the City, Supervisor of City Elections, City Records Management and Records Disposition Program Administrator. The City Clerk is responsible for attending all City Council and City Board/Commission meetings, keeping the official minutes of all meetings of the City Council and City Boards/Commissions, assisting in the preparation of official documents, countersigning official documents, attesting to all City documents, codifying and recording all local laws. Ordinances, Resolutions and legal documents adopted by the City Council, recording official documents with appropriate agencies, researching Pubic Records Requests, administering Oaths and Affirmations, publishing Legal Notices, giving notice of public meetings as required by law, updating and distributing supplements to the City Code. Contact the City Clerk at 928-763-0111.


City MagistrateThe Presiding Magistrate is charged with the operation of the judicial branch of the Bullhead City government.  The administration of the Court is governed by the U.S. and Arizona Constitutions and the Arizona Supreme Court.  The jurisdiction of the Court encompasses ordinances enacted by the Mayor and Council and the Arizona Revised Statutes.

City AttorneyThe City Attorney is appointed by the city council, is responsible for the department and is the legal advisor to the city council, staff, boards and commissions and represents the city in legal proceedings. Primary duties include the preparation of contracts, ordinances, resolutions and other documents necessary for the proper carrying-out of city functions. 

Human Resources -Human Resources is responsible for developing and maintaining a high quality of work life, adhering to equitable and ethical personnel standards, advertising and recruiting for all available city jobs, employee problem facilitation, benefits and compensation management, risk and safety management and providing employee development opportunities.


Public WorksThe Public Works Department is one of the largest departments in the City of Bullhead. the Department manages utilities-wastewater service; roads, parks, fleet services, building division, code enforcement, planning & zoning and engineering for the protection of the public and improvement of the quality of life for the residents, businesses and visitors of Bullhead.


Police Department -  The Police Department is committed to working in partnership with the community to improave quality of life. The department is dedicated to solving community problems, the reduction of crime, the protection of life and property, and upholding the laws, ordinances and the constitutional rights of all persons. 


Finance DepartmentThe Finance Department ensures that the City is fiscally responsible in the management and safeguarding of City assets by maintaining reasonable internal controls, policies and systems that ensure legal compliance and fiscal stability. The department also issues business and solicitor licenses.  

Human Services & Transit - The programs included in the Human Services Department provide direct services to the community, particularly to those in need and those that rely on these essential services for their health, safety, independence, and mobility. All of the programs receive federal funding and the City collaborates with other local, state, federal, and non-profit agencies to provide the services. 


Recreation Division - The Recreation Division offers a variety of diversified programs, activities and special events that focus on family fun and recreational needs of the community. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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