The Town of Westlake operates according to the council-manager form of government. This type of local government system combines community leadership of elected officials with the expertise of a professionally educated public manager.
The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Council and functions as the chief executive officer with the principle responsibility of overseeing the administrative duties of the municipality, including all legal and financial obligations. The Town Manager works with the departmental directors to deliver public services to the residents and stakeholders of our community.
Additional responsibilities of the office include:
- Citizen engagement and communication
- Comprehensive planning and economic development
- Financial management
- Municipal administration
- Municipal governance