The City Manager is the administrative head of the government of the City, and is appointed by the City Council for an indefinite term. The City Manager is responsible for enforcing all ordinances, appointing and removing all City employees, acts as the purchasing agent for the City, and supervises all City departments to assure utmost efficiency.
The City Recorder / Economic Development Coordinator functions as a point of access for the general public and news media to elected officials, and the City of Florence in general.
The City Project Manager performs a variety of functions to coordinate citywide special and capital projects. Under the supervision of the City Manager, this position performs a variety of tasks related to the facilitation of operational effectiveness of the City Manager’s office. The City Project Manager acts as liaison to the media, community members, public officials, and City staff; serves as a member of the management team; manages the City's IT system; represents the City in regional emergency planning; serves as Public Information Officer; and provides staff support to the Florence Urban Renewal Agency.