The departments of the City of Sherburn work together to provide basic municipal services such as administration, finance, park maintenance, street maintenance, fire service, police protection, planning and development oversight. Sherburn City Staff is committed to providing quality services and being responsive to the needs of the community.

City Hall includes the City Administrator and Deputy Clerk’s office. It is also where City Council meetings are held, on the first and third Monday of every month. The daily affairs of the City of Sherburn are administered through the City Administrator as the chief administrative officer of the City. Administration functions include:

  • Administer’s issuance of licenses and permits
  • Administration of special assessments
  • Assists the public by responding to a wide variety of inquiries
  • Banking relations
  • Coordinates City activities involving civic organizations and other government agencies on a wide variety of community issues and projects
  • Coordinates community development activities for the City
  • Coordinates elections processes
  • Coordinates the operation of all departments in City government including personnel, equipment, buildings, street, water, waste water, and parks to ensure citizens promptly receive high quality products and services
  • Coordinates the personnel management system for all City departments
  • Debt service analysis and bond payments
  • Implementation of financial and internal controls
  • Investment of City funds
  • Manages City website
  • Official keeper of City records
  • Plans, organizes, and administers the City to ensure a coordinated and efficient effort to meet goals and objectives established by the City Council
  • Prepares the annual City budget
  • Provides staff support to the City Council
  • Prepares meeting agendas and minutes for City Council meetings
  • Processes water and sewer utility billing and records
  • Provides financial support services to the entire organization
  • Provides timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Risk management and loss control