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City Manager City Hall after 2016 renovation
The City Manager, as chief administrative officer of the City of  Lexington, is responsible to the Mayor and City Council for providing the executive leadership and organizational support necessary to carry out the policies and ordinances of the City Council, to oversee the day-to-day operations of city government, and to appoint Department Leaders who direct City staff to deliver the services and to meet the goals of the organization.

City Administration staff, along with the Department Leaders, are steadfast in their commitment to provide results-oriented, practical and creative approaches when implementing City Council’s goals, initiatives and vision for the City of Lexington. As a result, there continues to be a transformation of city government into a more streamlined and cost-efficient operation that promotes the community to benefit the citizens of Lexington in numerous ways.

To efficiently and effectively discharge the responsibilities of chief administrative officer of the City of Lexington requires staff support. An administrative team works collaboratively under the leadership of the City Manager to support City Council in meeting its duties and responsibilities, oversee departments that deliver services to citizens and customers, manage a multimillion annual budget and work with over 20 appointed boards and commissions.

City Clerk
The City Clerk team of professionals are responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining complete and accurate records of all City Council proceedings and meetings as well as all official City files
  • Preparing, distributing and posting agenda materials and minutes of City Council meetings
  • Preparing and publishing notices of public meetings and hearings
  • Ensuring the City's Code of Ordinances is accurate and routinely updated
  • Maintaining applications, comprehensive list, terms of office and attendance of Boards and Commissions members and administering Oaths of Office to each new member
  • Preserving the legal and historical integrity of City government through maintenance of official legal records.

City Administration Staff 

J. Alan Carson, City Manager 
Terra A. Greene, Assistant City Manager 
Sara S. “Tina” Lanier, MMC, City Clerk  
Angel C. Lineberry, CMC, Administrative Associate
Kelly R. Coggins, Communications Specialist

City Manager's Office "Vision First" logo

  • Feb 14
    Lexington Tops List of Small Cities for Relocation

    Lexington has received another honor. This time it is recognized as the 24th most popular small city to move to in the entire country!

  • Feb 01
    City Council Member Resignation

    Lexington City Council Member John Horne has announced that he will resign his seat on the City Council effective April 1, 2018. Horne made the announcement at the end of the City’s Annual Planning Retreat.

  • Jan 30
    Utility Billing System Upgrade Underway

    Lexington Utilities billing system upgrade is underway. The two week long process may mean you may experience a wait time. We want to thank you ahead of time for your patience!

  • Jan 26
    New Hotel Announced Coming Soon

    MRI Hotels has announced plans to build in Lexington. The hotel will be located next to the Lidl grocery store at the corner of Fritts Street and Fairview Drive.


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