Kenneth J. Filipiak, City Manager
Tony Zampedro, Assistant City Manager
The City Manager is the chief executive officer and head of the administrative agencies of the city of Mentor. The City Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the activities of all municipal operations.
The City Manager appoints all department heads and employees, ensures that all laws and ordinances governing the city are faithfully enforced, recommends to the City Council such measures or actions which appear necessary or desirable, recommends municipal ordinances and regulations, implements policies established by City Council, prepares and submits to Council the administrative budget and capital improvement program, and performs other activities as provided in the City Charter.
The City Manager also serves as the Director of the Department of Public Safety, which includes both the Police and Fire Departments.
The City Manager is appointed by City Council, and is a professional public administrator chosen for his expertise, educational background and prior managerial experience.
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The Grants Coordinator supports the work of the City Manager and many City departments to develop proposals that help secure outside funding. Funds from outside sources (state, federal, philanthropic and private sector) are obtained for programs and projects that support the needs of specific departments, and the services that they provide.
Human Resources is responsible to the City Manager in areas relating to recruitment, testing and selection; labor relations; equal employment opportunity; employee development and training; employee compensation; safety, and the processing of accident and injury reports.
Information Technology provides the technology infrastructure and systems that are reliable, long-term, financially viable and secure.
Technical support services to city departments include application design and development, post implementation support and training, process analysis, technical consulting and project management.
Public Information oversees the city’s marketing, community relations and communications efforts. This includes the production of content and management of the Mentor Channel, city website, social media feeds and Mentor Radio 1620 AM. The office also produces city newsletters, promotional brochures, signage, graphics, informational videos, employee training videos and general advertising.
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