City Administrator

The City of Ashland created a full-time City Administrator position in 1994. The City Administrator receives direction from the Mayor and City Council. This position is responsible for the general overall administrative operations of the City, including:

  • City budget development and oversight
  • Creation of city policies
  • Economic development
  • Management decisions
  • Planning

Mary Garness has recently resigned her position as City Administrator. She was appointed to the position in 2015.