Hays City Manager in Hays Kansas

Address and phone number for Hays City Manager, a City Manager, at Main Street, Hays KS.

Hays City Manager
1507 Main Street, Hays, Kansas, 67601
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Hays City Manager

The Hays City Manager, located in Hays, KS, is a chief executive that oversees the administration of city departments. The City Manager also implements City Council policies. Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager reports to the Council on governmental matters.

You may contact the City Manager for questions about:
  • Hays local government administration
  • Elected officials in Hays, KS
  • Hays public relations
  • Responsibilities of the City Manager
  • Hays public records
  • City Manager jobs and employment
Hays City Management

The Hays City Manager supervises the city's daily operations, including overseeing department directors. The City Manager appoints and directs department heads, manages the personnel processes for the Hays government, and provides administrative oversight, including financial management. The City Manager proposes an annual budget, based on the Hays City Council priorities and objectives, which the Council reviews and approves. After adopting a budget, the City Manager implements and monitors the budget, often working with the Hays Budget and Finance Department. In addition, the City Manager proposes capital projects and methods of financing them.

Public Records in Hays, KS

Under Kansas state law, the City Manager retains public records related to government business. In addition, the Hays government keeps public records filed with the city, including property records, vital records, and other documents available to the public. Contact the City Manager for more information on public records.

Hays Public Relations

The City Manager undertakes significant public relations duties for Hays, including coordinating with intergovernmental and civic groups, meeting with citizens, and engaging with the business community. As part of the position's responsibilities, the City Manager acts as a representative of the city.

Managerial Responsibilities

In Hays, the City Manager advises the City Council and makes recommendations on matters or proposals before the Council. The City Manager researches, analyzes, and proposes solutions to implement City Council objectives, including evaluating city operations and creating proposals for improving the delivery of services. As part of the position's public relations responsibilities, the City Manager addresses citizen complaints and resolves issues in Hays. While the City Manager advises the Council on decision making, the City Manager does not have a vote on the Council.

Contact the Hays City Manager

You may contact the Hays City Manager by calling 785-628-7320, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Hays City Manager, 1507 Main Street, Hays, Kansas, 67601.