Letter from the City Administrator
Welcome to the City of Bolivar home page! It is with great pleasure that the staff and I have the opportunity to serve and represent this fine community. The Internet provides us a unique opportunity to make ourselves available to every citizen and customer by bringing services and information from City Hall directly into your home or place of business. I hope you will take advantage of this service by browsing through the City’s website, and please feel free to e-mail me or other City Officials with any questions or comments you may have. Thank you for your interest in the City of Bolivar!
Duties and Responsibilities
As a City of the Fourth Class described in Section 79 of the Missouri Revised Codes, the City Administrator functions as the Chief Administrative Assistant to the Mayor. The City Administrator is appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.
Duties of the City Administrator are prescribed by ordinance and include serving as the Chief Purchasing Agent, Budget Officer, Personnel Officer and Liaison Officer. The Administrator aids the Council in the formulation of City Policy, prepares the Council Agenda on behalf of the Mayor, works with City Boards and Committees and other duties prescribed by the Mayor and City Council. The Administrator has responsibility for all real and personal property of the City, sets administrative rule and regulations, coordinates the work of all Departments, investigates the affairs of the City, and implements City policies. At no time do the duties of the City Administrator supersede action by the Mayor and City Council or the Board of Public Works.