City Manager

City Manager


The position of Carlin City Manager was created by the City Council in 1997 in accordance with powers granted to the Council through the City Charter.

Carlin City Code 1-8-1

Pursuant to the authority granted to the board of councilmen of the City in the Carlin City Charter, section 1.080, there is hereby established the appointive office of city manager. The appointive office of city manager is in addition to the existing appointive offices of city clerk, city treasurer, chief of police, city engineer, city attorney, city auditor and municipal judge. (Ord. 184, 1-22-1997)

It is the City Manager's job is to make sure the policy decisions made by the City Council are carried out and that public services are delivered efficiently and effectively.

The City Manager's duties are detailed in the Carlin City Code 1-8-2 which states:

The city manager shall perform such administrative duties as the board of councilmen may designate by job description approved by them including, but not limited to, the following duties:
  • Act as the chief administrative officer for the city;
  • Present the annual budget for the city;
  • Administer the approved annual budget for the city;
  • Prepare agendas for all city council meetings;
  • Supervise the purchasing for all departments of the city;
  • Supervise transactions relating to the sale of city property including city land sales; and
  • See that all city ordinances are enforced, and that the provisions of all franchises, leases, contracts, permits and other privileges granted by the city are observed. (Ord. 193, 5-12-1999)

Additionally, the City Manager is responsible for:

  • Making recommendations to the Council, which the Council may accept, reject, or modify
  • Implementing any action taken by the Council
  • Making budget recommendations to the City Council
  • Overseeing Department Heads and Managers
  • Serving as the City's Human Resources Administrator 

The City Manager prepares all agenda items for consideration by the City Council at their meetings. To submit an item for a City Council Agenda please complete the form below and submit by mail to City Manager, PO Box 787, Carlin, NV 89822, bring it by the City Administration Offices at 151 South 8th St., Carlin, Nevada, or fax at (775) 754-6912.

Richard Braithwaite

PO Box 787
151 South Eighth Street
Carlin, NV  89822

Ph: (775) 754-6354
Fx: (775) 754-6912

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

City Council Agenda Item Request