The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to serve as the Chief Administrative and Chief Executive Officer of the City for an indefinite term. The City Manager's duties include:
1. Appoint, and when necessary for the good of the service, remove any employee of the City.
2. Prepare the budget annually and submit it to the City Council, and responsible for its administration after adoption.
3. Prepare and submit to the City Council as of the end of the fiscal year a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the City for the preceding year.
4. Keep the City Council advised of the financial condition and future needs of the City and make such recommendations as may seem desirable.
Robert Floyd, City Manager
Robert serves as the current City Manager and was first appointed in July of 2012. He is one of the longest serving City Manager’s in the state of Oklahoma. He served as City Manager for the City of Choctaw for 25 years and the City of Stigler for 5 years. He served 2 years with the City of Houston and prior with the City of Oklahoma City for 13 months.
He is a Vietnam-era veteran (paratrooper) serving honorably as a sergeant in the United States Army with the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC from 1972 to 1975.
He graduated from Northeastern Oklahoma State University in 1978 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and from the University of Oklahoma in 1982 with a Master’s degree in Public Administration.