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City Manager
City Hall Front FlagThe City Manager 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 Heads who direct City staff to deliver the services and to meet the goals of the organization.

The City Manager, along with the Department Heads, 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 benefits the citizens of Lexington in numerous ways.

To efficiently and effectively discharge the responsibilities of chief administrative officer of the City requires staff support within the City Manager’s Office. 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 report to the City Manager and 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 Manager’s Office Staff 

J. Alan Carson, City Manager 
Terra A. Greene, Assistant City Manager 
Sara S. “Tina” Lanier, MMC, City Clerk  
Angel C. Lineberry, CMC, Deputy City Clerk

Due to renovations taking place at Lexington City Hall, the City Manager's Office is temporarily relocated to 711 S. Talbert Boulevard.

City Manager's Office "Vision First" logo


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