An assistant city manager focuses primarily on organizational issues so that the city manager can focus more on external issues.
Dana Burghdoff oversees the Development Services, Water, and Transportation & Public Works departments, as well as the city’s relationship with the Fort Worth Zoo, upcoming changes at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and mass transit initiatives.
Jay Chappa oversees are Police, Economic Development, Public Events. Human Resources and the Library departments.
Fernando Costa oversees Communications & Public Engagement, Neighborhood Services, Park & Recreation andPerformance & Budget departments.
Valerie Washington oversees are Code Compliance, Fire, and Municipal Court departments.
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