Office of the City Manager
Welcome to the Office of the City Manager for the City of Fife. City Manager Dave Zabell supports the Council priorities of Transparency, Civic Engagement, Community Connectivity, Adequate and Sustainable Services, Economic Health, and Environmental Stewardship.
The City Manager is responsible for implementing the adopted policies of the Mayor and City Council by coordinating City services to meet the needs of all who live, conduct business, and play in the City of Fife. Under the leadership of the City Council, the City Manager proposes policies and programs, carries out directives voted by the City Council, and develops a long range view of City problems, needs, goals, and objectives for consideration by the City Council. The City Manager also prepares general rules and regulations necessary for the conduct of the administrative offices and departments of the City and supervises the preparation of the City's budget and financial reports each fiscal year.
In addition to the overall administration of City government, the City Manager oversees the Executive Department, which includes the Human Resources, City Clerk, Economic Development, and Information Technology divisions.