The City Manager form of Government

The City of Eau Claire has a City Manager form of government. The Council is responsible for all legislative actions, determining community needs, establishing priorities and policies, adopting an annual budget and hiring the City Manager.

The City Manager directs the operations of the City to accomplish the goals and objectives set by the Council. The Manager is responsible for carrying out the directives of the City Council and for the hiring and managing of the City staff.

To find out more about the duties and responsibilities of a City Manager, please watch this short video.  

Content for Prospective Candidates 

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Content for Residents


Community Survey



The City Manager Search Community Survey will be one of several opportunities for people to take an active role in the search for Eau Claire's next City Manager. 

The survey is now CLOSED.


To accommodate the participation of individuals with language barriers, the City will make every effort to provide this survey in a language other than English, upon request.  To make such a request, please notify the City Manager's Office at (715) 839-4902.

Para asistencia en otro idioma por favor llame (715) 839-4902.

Yog koj xav tau kev pab thiab lwm hom lus hu rau tus xov tooj no (715) 839-4902.





Message from Council President Terry Weld

Terry Weld-2019

On behalf of the Eau Claire City Council

“We look forward to working alongside city staff, the residents of Eau Claire and our community partners in the search and selection of the next city manager. Our intention is to attract diverse, qualified and experienced applicants that share the values and goals of our community.”

     - City Council President Terry Weld


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Updated on 03/02/2020 4:52 PM