City Manager


Kennedale operates under the Council-Manager form of government. This system combines the strength of an elected Mayor and City Council with a professional manager and staff. The City Manager is accountable to the City Council for the proper administration of all the affairs of the city.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advising and making recommendations to the City Council regarding the city's financial condition, future needs, policy, and other necessary matters
  • Supervising, directly or indirectly, all departments and employees
  • Budget administration, including preparation and submission of the proposed annual budget
  • Appointing and removing any employee of the City of Kennedale including the Police and Fire Departments