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City Manager
John Akers
City Manager

501 N. Anderson St.
Ellensburg, WA  98926

Ph: (509) 962-7221
Fx: (509) 962-7143

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Office of the City Manager is responsible for the execution of policies established by the City Council and for providing administrative direction for all city departments.

Major functions include:
  • Analyzing primary policy and preparing alternative actions
  • Supervising department directors, City Attorney, Human Resources Director and Executive Assistant 
  • Developing and monitoring annual work program
  • Preparing and monitoring annual budget
  • Providing interface with federal, State, and local institutions and agencies
  • Serving as the public information center for the city
  • Acting as the city’s representative in negotiations, intergovernmental efforts, and ceremonial activities as requested by Council

501 North Anderson Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 962-7204