The City of Margate operates under a Commission-Manager form of government. The City Manager, appointed by the City Commission, serves as the chief administrative official of the City and is responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the City and implementing the policies established by the City Commission.
The City Manager oversees the delivery of services to Margate residents. Working closely with department and office directors, the City Manager is charged with leading, supervising, coordinating, and administering the various functions of the City. He is responsible for all City departments and offices with the exception of the City Clerk’s Office and the City Attorney’s Office which are separately appointed by the City Commission.