The Administrative Department of the City of Avondale Estates is primarily responsible for the overall management of local government operations in the City. The department also serves as the customer service function of the City, providing accurate information pertinent to residents' needs and helping to resolve resident issues.
The Administrative Department of the City of Avondale Estates consists of the City Manager, Finance Officer, City Clerk, Administrative Assistant and Municipal Court. The Administrative Department provides a variety of services, including:
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- Budget Preparation
- Commission Agenda Preparation
- City Events Planning
- Municipal Court Management
- New Resident Welcome
- Records Management
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Oversees all laws in the Avondale Estates Code of Ordinances and acts of the Board of Mayor and Commissioners be enforced and executed.
The Finance Director is responsible for the core financial functions of the City including overall financial management and operations, accounting, reporting, budgeting, payroll, procurement, debt issuance, compliance management, risk management, internal auditing, financial recordkeeping and Human Resources.
Responsiblities include: maintaining ordinances and contracts, serves as website adminsitrator, building permit clerk, secretary to Board of Mayor and Commissioners, Historic Preservation Commission and Architectural Review Board.
City Planner and Community Development Officer
Is responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of the City Comprehensive Land Use Plan, Downtown Master Plan, and related programs and projects, supporting and advising City staff, Boards and Commissions and external customers on matters related to urban planning opportunities and issues.
Responsible for assisting in the evolution of a "brand" for the City, internal and external communication efforts through a variety of media, marketing and advertising operations, coordinating activities to promote the City of Avondale Estates' programs and endeavors, and providing marketing support services to all departments of the City, the Board of Mayor and Commissioners (BOMC) and other boards and commissions.
Municipal Court Clerk
Maintains all original citations of defendants charged with traffic misdemeanors and local ordinances within the City of Avondale Estates.