City Manager

Littleton City Center building

Council/Manager Form of Government

Littleton utilizes a "council-manager" form of government. Under this system, the city council hires a professional city manager who is responsible for implementation of the council's policies, as well as the daily administration and management of all operating city departments.

Littleton City Manager

The strength of Littleton's council/manager form of government lies in the political leadership of the city council combined with the strong managerial expertise of a professional city manager.

The City Manager’s Office is responsible for overseeing the activities of all city departments, translating council policy into programs, and preparation of an annual budget. The city manager is the head of the administrative branch of the city government and is appointed by the city council.