The Administration Departments consists of the City Administrator, City Clerk, City Treasurer, City Attorney, and a Clerical staff.  Major responsibilities of the Administration Department include managing the city's 2.5 million dollar budget and capital improvement projects, designing and implementing programs and policies  to help improve customer service, administering programs and policies of the Board of Alderman, providing support to citizens by serving as a liaison to the utility companies, businesses, community organizations and governmental agencies, monitoring state and federal legislation, to conduct and coordinate policy research and, grant writing.