The City Administration department is led by the City Administrator, who plans and directs the administration of the City to ensure that efficient municipal services are provided and are in line with City Council objectives. The City Administration staff serves as liaison to Mayor and City Council advising them on all significant matters and presenting all items which require Council action or approval, and prepares agendas and support information for City Council meetings. The Administration Department oversees the Finance, Public Works, Community Development, Community Services, Ambulance, Police and Fire Departments and ensures that each department provides effective service to the public.
It is the responsibility of the Administration Department to coordinate with MnDOT, Scott County, School District, area cities and townships and other local or national governmental agencies to represent the interests of the people of Belle Plaine, with the approval of the City Council. The Department is also responsible for effective recommendations in areas of policies, planning, administering community services, community development, public safety, administrative services, financial planning, and human resources. The Administration Department is responsible for communications and public relations to the news media and people in the community through the City's website, newsletter and various other methods of communication.
The City of Belle Plaine is a member of the Scott County SCALE organization. SCALE stands for Scott County Association for Leadership and Efficiency. For more information on the organization and tasks dervived from this county-wide group, visit the website at www.scaleinfo.org