Administrative Services

Administrative Services

Administration Team

City Manager
Under Victoria’s statutory Plan B form of government, the city council selects a city manager on the basis of training, experience and administrative qualifications. The city manager has responsibility for the administration of all city business and is answerable to the council.

The city manager’s office oversees city operations, ensuring financial stability, fostering sound financial management practices and facilitating strategic planning for future growth and development, as well as operational efficiency. The city manager’s office leads the city’s commitment to providing high-quality services to the Victoria community.

City Clerk
The city clerk has many statutory functions. The clerk and the mayor sign all official city documents (meeting minutes, resolutions, ordinances and more). The city clerk manages city elections and maintains official documents, minutes, ordinances, legal notices and licenses.

Administrative Functions
  • Supervise elections in the City of Victoria for all primary and general elections.
  • Coordinate and communicate with other local, regional, state and federal government and quasi-governmental agencies on projects and issues affecting the city.
  • Provide staff support and technical assistance to various standing and ad-hoc committees and commissions.
  • Manage human resources and staff training.
  • Manage public utilities.
  • Manage technological infrastructure.
  • Oversee and coordinate activities of all city departments.
  • Work closely with mayor and city council, advising them on significant matters and presenting items that require council action.
Department Contact Information
Dana Hardie, City Manager, Phone: 952-443-4211
Alyssa Swanson, Assistant City Manager, Phone: 952-443-4215
Claudia Ettesvold, City Clerk,, Phone: 952-443-4216

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