A City Manager is an executive in charge of the overall administration of a city's government.
David Cooke became Fort Worth's city manager on June 30, 2014, following a national search.
The City Attorney’s Office provides transactional and advisory services as general counsel, and provides litigation services to the thirteenth largest city in the nation, handling the bulk of lawsuits in-house.
The City Secretary's Office provides citizens with information on formal actions of the City Council; meeting dates, times, and places; election data; ordinances, contracts, deeds, and other official city documents.
An assistant city manager focuses primarily on organizational issues so that the city manager can focus more on external issues. In small cities, the assistant city manager is the second-highest-ranking employee in the organization.
Established by a city charter amendment in 1989, the City Auditor’s Office works to keep Fort Worth government effective, efficient, and accountable through independent assessment of operations and business practices.