Downtown Martinsburg
City Manager Department

The City Manager is chosen by the Council solely on the basis of his/her executive and administrative qualifications.  The City Manager is the administrative head of the municipal government and is responsible for the efficient administration of all departments. 

The City Manager is appointed for an indefinite period.

The duties of the City Manager include insuring that laws and ordinances are enforced, appointing all employees of the City except the City Recorder and Police Court Judge, supervising all departments, attending all meetings of Council, keeping Council fully advised as to the financial conditions and needs of the City, approving for payment all vouchers, acting as purchasing agent and any other duties as may be prescribed by the City Charter or be required by Ordinance or resolution of the City.

The City Manager department consists of the City Manager and an Executive Secretary.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the City Manager at:

City of Martinsburg
Attn:  City Manager
232 North Queen Street, 2nd Floor
Martinsburg, WV  25401
(304) 264-2131  Ext. 277
(304) 264-2136  Fax