THE CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE
The city manager is the chief executive officer for the city of Rocky Mount. Operating under the council-manager form of government, the city manager provides oversight for all departments, ensures that departments carry out the city's mission, vision and values, and has the responsibility of carrying out policy decisions enforced by the mayor and members of the city council.
The city manager's office includes the areas of audit, budget evaluation, downtown development and public affairs. While the city manager is responsible for all city departments, his direct reports are audit, budget evaluation, energy resources, finance and public affairs.
The city manager is currently assisted by two assistant city managers. Their responsibilities include overseeing the city's various departments and ensuring that the department's projects and daily activities coincide with the city's organizational goals of excellent public service, excellent customer service and innovation. Each assistant city manager provides direction to their assigned areas as follows:
Tasha Logan Ford
Fire & Police
Planning and Development
Parks and Recreation
Public Works and Water Resources