Support the City Council, develop leadership in the organization, provide excellent service to the community, and be accountable, strategic, compassionate and connected.
The City Manager works directly for the City Council and is responsible for carrying out the policies and goals formulated by the City Council. The City Manager is the chief executive officer of the City and is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all municipal activities. The City Manager, in concert with department managers, works to develop all personnel, continually evaluates the organizational structure of the City, implements programs to improve the community, and directs employee relations and personnel management. The City Manager makes recommendations to the City Council on program alternatives and implements programs adopted by the Council. The City Manager is responsible for implementing the goals and programs adopted by the City Council.
John Jansons was appointed to the position of City Manager by the City Council and assumed his duties on August 3, 2015. The City Manager serves as the City's chief executive officer. The goal of this office is to manage the affairs of the City to maximize efficiency, economy, and public confidence in local government.
The City Manager's Office provides oversight and direction to ensure all departments are responding to City Council goals, identifying key issues requiring Council direction, preparing and presenting to the City Council the annual budget, coordinating the preparation of City Council agendas, and planning the services, programs and projects to ensure Farmersville maintains its character as a great community to live, work and play.