About the City Manager
At right: Sedona City Manager Justin Clifton
Sedona functions under a Council-Manager form of government in which the city manager is appointed by the mayor and city council, and reports directly to the elected officials. As the city's chief administrative officer, the city manager is responsible for carrying out policy enacted by the council, overseeing the administration of the city, and maintaining intergovernmental relationships.
The city manager's executive team includes department heads: police chief, city attorney, magistrate, city clerk, and the directors of the Communications, Community Development, Economic Development, Public Works, Financial Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Parks and Recreation, and Wastewater departments.