The City Manager is appointed by the Mayor and approved by the governing body. The City Manager coordinates the implementation of the governing body policy decisions and the initiation of all intergovernmental operations of the City. The City Manager is responsible for directing the various departments and providing guidance in the implementation of the mandates of the governing body.
City Manager, Brian Snyder
Brian Snyder has worked for the City of Santa Fe since 2004, with various positions including Water Division Engineer and Water Division Engineer Supervisor. He was promoted to Water Division Director in 2009 and promoted to Public Utilities Department and Water Division Director in 2010.
Snyder has 16 years of experience working in both the public sector and private sector as a Civil Engineer focusing on water and wastewater issues. Snyder is a registered professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.