Jeff Mihelich began as Bozeman's City Manager on May 26, 2020. Jeff is an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Credentialed City Manager with 28 years of experience in large cities, small towns, and counties including his most recent term as Deputy City Manager and Chief Operating Officer of the City of Fort Collins, Colorado.
City Manager Responsibilities
The role of the City Manager is to operate at the will of the City Commission with a focus on policy, long range planning, and strategy. Key areas, as identified in the City’s Strategic Plan, are:
A well-planned city with a focus on safety, sustainability and inclusivity.
A community that supports creativity, education, and an innovative economy.
A high performing organization that utilizes best practices to anticipate future needs, and engages the community for continuous improvement.
City Management Organization
While the City Manager’s focus is primarily policy and planning, he shares the responsibility of operational oversight with Assistant City Managers Chuck Winn and Anna Rosenberry. Due to the collaborative nature of many issues that City Management faces, the team often works closely to achieve long-term goals; however, each individual oversees a team: