The City Administration Department consists of the City Administrator and City Clerk/Treasurer.

City Administrator Duties

The City Administrator reports directly to the Mayor and City Council. The Administrator is responsible for:

  • Serving as the Governing Body’s top advisor by implementing City Council policies
  • Overall management of the City’s operations
  • Preparing and proposing an annual budget for consideration of the City Council
  • Coordinating the development and analysis of policy recommendation presented to the City Council.

City Clerk Duties

Fairbury’s City Clerk reports directly to the City Administrator and the specific duties are specified by State Statute and City Ordinance.  The Clerk:

  • Maintains all public records including all laws and ordinances
  • Issues and signs all licenses and permits
  • Serves as the custodian of all money belonging to the City
  • Prepares monthly claims for the Council’s approval