The City Administrator is the chief appointed administrative officer for the City of River Falls. Appointed by the City Council, the City Administrator's main responsibility is to ensure proper administration of the business affairs of the City, pursuant to the Statutes of the State of Wisconsin, the ordinances of the City, and the resolutions and directives of the Council.
The City Administrator oversees the City’s daily operations and directs a staff of 123 employees. These employees provide a variety of services to the citizens of River Falls. Other responsibilities of the City Administrator are to administer the city's annual operating budget, supervise the city's administrative policies and procedures, coordinate and direct all city services provided through various departments, promote the City’s economic growth, and to assist the Mayor and the City Council.