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Norris City Manager Evaluation

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Reviewed Date: May 31, 2017

Original Author: 
Norris, Margaret
Date of Material: 
Feb 1, 2009

City manager
Personnel--Performance appraisal

Norris City Manager Evaluation

MTAS was asked to create an evaluation form based on requirements from the city's charter and code.

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Norris City Manager Evaluation

Please use the following scale to rate the City Manager’s performance on the following criteria:

1. Well Below Standard (Unsatisfactory)
2. Below Standard (Marginal)
3. On Standard (Satisfactory)
4. Above Standard (Commendable)
5. Well Above Standard (Outstanding)

Council Interaction

Carries out policies of the council
Attends all council meetings
Is responsible to the council for the administration of all departments
Makes reports and recommendations to the council
Prepares council meeting agenda, ordinances, and resolutions for council
Presents bills payable to council for approval each month
Presents to council all legal processes against the city at the next regular council meeting
Presents monthly comprehensive financial reports to council
Submits to the council a certified statement of the total amount of the valuation or assessment of the taxable property
Recommends and obtains approval of council before attending any professional development meeting or course or official business function outside the State of Tennessee

Supervision of Personnel

Delegates powers and duties to staff
Supervises heads of the city’s Public Works and Public Safety Departments, and office staff
Administers the city’s personnel system
Employs, maintains, and terminates city employees in accordance with applicable federal, state, and city legislative and procedural provisions

Responsibilities as Records Custodian

Keeps a full and complete record of the proceedings of the council
Serves as custodian of the city records and certifies copies of original records

Norris City Manager Evaluation - Continued

Please use the following scale to rate the City Manager’s performance on the following criteria:

1. Well Below Standard (Unsatisfactory)
2. Below Standard (Marginal)
3. On Standard (Satisfactory)
4. Above Standard (Commendable)
5. Well Above Standard (Outstanding)

Financial Responsibilities

Exercises general supervision over the fiscal affairs of the city
Collects taxes
Countersigns all contracts with the Mayor
Certifies the property tax records from the county
Serves as the tax collector for the city
Certifies a delinquent property tax list to the Trustee of the county
Serves as the general accountant and auditor of the city
Installs and maintains an efficient system of accounting for the city
Audits all payrolls, accounts and claims against the city and certifies the balance
Uses numbered forms in connection with the receipt or disbursement of city funds
Enforces the collection of merchants' taxes and all other license taxes
Cancels bonds upon final payment
Manages the sinking funds

Other Duties

Preserves the public peace and health
Ensures the safety of persons and properties
Enforces laws, ordinances, and franchises
Develops and utilizes the city's resources
Maintains and administers oaths of office for all officers and employees
Accepts no other outside employment
Resides within the city limits
Continues professional development by attending training sessions, seminars and conferences
Participates in all meetings of the Planning Commission
Participates in and serves as Secretary-Treasurer to the Water Commission and Watershed Board
Keeps informed of activities and conditions that affect city administration
Maintains association with advisory services and officials of other municipalities and county governments

Please add any additional comments about the Manager’s performance over the last year that you feel this instrument did not address:

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