Lay Of The Land

The Inner Sanctum

Department / Office Budget in Millions Employees Dept. Head Salary
Mayor and City Council $0.8 16 Mayor Kirk Watson $35,006
Offices Reporting Directly to the City Council $16.1 213
Municipal Court $12.8 163 Court Clerk Paul Martin $78,998
Presiding Judge Penny Wilkov $69,992
City Clerk $1.8 23 Shirley Brown $82,493
City Auditor $1.5 27 Helen Neisner $82,430


City Manager Jesus Garza: The Chief Executive

Department / Office Budget in Millions Employees Dept. Head Salary
Departments Reporting to City Manager $716.3 1,514 City Mgr. Jesus Garza $146,640
Austin Energy $669.2 1,154 GM Charles Manning $150,010
Aviation $40.0 270 Exec. Dir. Charles Griffith III $110,760
Law Department $6.6 82 City Atty. Andrew Martin $116,002
Public Information Office Customer Service $0.5 8 PIO Michele Gonzalez $85,010


Chief of Staff Joe Canales: The Manager's Manager

Department / Office Budget in Millions Employees Dept. Head Salary
City Manager's Chief of Staff $36.5 535 Chief of Staff Joe Canales $95,888
Parks and Recreation $25.5 459 Director Jesus Olivares $92,706
Neighborhood Housing & Community Dev. $9.3 49 Officer Paul Hilgers $86,923
Small and Minority Business Resources $1.7 25 Director Tim Warren $80,558


Assistant City Manager Toby Futrell: Keeper of the Sacred Real Estate, Water, and Roads

Department / Office Budget in Millions Employees Dept. Head Salary
Sustainable Community $314.1 1,795 ACM Toby Futrell $110,594
Water&Wastewater $232.3 876 Director Randy Goss $110,760
Public Works & Transportation $37.8 416 Director Peter Rieck $97,136
Watershed Protection $23.1 167 Director Mike Heitz $100,880
Development Review & Inspection $9.2 175 Director Alice Glasco $96,408
Infrastructure Support Services $8.0 104 Admin. Officer Cathy Rodgers $77,251
Financial Off. Vickie Schubert $75,000
Planning, Environmental & Conservation Services $3.7 57 Director Austan Librach $93,142


Assistant City Manager Jim Smith: Land of Civic Improvement

Department / Office Budget in Millions Employees Dept. Head Salary
Downtown/Regional Partnerships $105.1 1,440 ACM Jim Smith $110,781
Fire Dept $61.4 975 Chief Gary Warren $101,784
Austin Convention Center $20.9 108 Director Robert Hodge $105,892
EMS $16.1 256 Director Sue Edwards $96,304
Human Resources $6.7 101 Dir. Ruth Ann Edwards $92,685
Government Relations $.830 4 Director John Hrncir $78,166


Betty Dunkerley: Protectorate of the Purse Strings

Department / Office Budget in Millions Employees Dept. Head Salary
Financial & Administrative Services $56.1 643 Director Betty Dunkerley $110,780
Fleet Services Office, Information Systems, Building Services Office, Controller's Office, Purchasing Office, Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs, Budget Office, Treasurer's Office, Office of Internet Services


Assistant City Manager Marcia Conner: Province of the Safe, Clean, and Healthy

Department / Office Budget in Millions Employees Dept. Head Salary
Neighborhoods Service Delivery $217.3 2,961 ACM Marcia Conner $111,322
Police Dept. $95.3 1,617 Chief Stan Knee $118,664
Health & Human Services Dept. $73.6 701 Director David Lurie $104,998
Solid Waste Services $33.6 317 Director Willie Rhodes $95,514
Library Dept $14.8 326 Director Brenda Branch $87,090

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