The City Administrator is an appointed official who provides the overall day to day administration and management of the City according to the mission, policies and guidelines adopted by the Cle Elum City Council. Under the direction and authority of the Mayor, the City Administrator supervises, administers and coordinates the activities and functions of the various city officers and departments in implementing the requirements of City ordinances and the policies of the City Council. The Administrator assures the effective and efficient utilization of City employees, funds, materials, facilities and time; coordinates intergovernmental and outside consultants’ agreements and contracts; directs and controls the overall operations of the City to assure optimum services to the community. In addition, legal, insurance, personnel functions and labor relations are under the supervision of the City Administrator.
The City Clerk is an appointed official who provides a variety of services that support the City Council, City Departments and the residents of Cle Elum. This position serves the Mayor, City Council and Administrator and is responsible for maintaining the City’s official documents in order to preserve the City’s legislative history. The Clerk provides for the preparation, publication and distribution of the agenda packets, recording of the minutes of all meetings, maintaining records of all city ordinances and resolutions and any contracts, insurance or legal documents. This division is responsible for the publication and posting of all official city notices or actions for public hearings or special meetings. Other functions of the Clerk’s office is to manage all accounts payable, serve as the public records officer for public records requests, and receive and record all claims filed against the City.