The City Manager is appointed by and reports directly to City Council. The City Manager oversees and coordinates the City's daily operations. General policy guidelines, as set by City Council, are directed through the City Manager's Office to various City departments. The Manager is responsible for conducting studies and making recommendations and reports to the Mayor and City Council. In addition, the Manager carries the Charter-assigned authority to enforce all laws and ordinances, appoints department heads, and recommends the annual budget.