Marion, Virginia

Town Manager

Mission Statement

The Town Manager's Office is committed to providing quality and innovative service in a supportive and creative environment. We will work cooperatively with the citizens of Marion and all its municipal employees in setting the direction for the Town organization.


The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Council to oversee the daily operations of the Town, advise and administer the policies and procedures of the Town Council, and enforce Town by-laws and actions passed at Town Council Meetings.

The Town Manager works with the Senior Management Team to coordinate the budget development process. The budget document is prepared and presented and reviewed by the Finance Committee and ultimately submits to the Town Council a proposed annual budget that includes revenue and expenditure projections for the upcoming fiscal year.

The Town Manager is responsible for the management of all Town departments and all Town funds, continually reviewing policies and programs in an effort to provide improved services, responsible for a variety of other activities and functions going on in the Town of Marion as well as a variety of other public hearings and forums.


Interact with local and regional municipalities, businesses, and industries to bring growth and stability to the area.

Be accessible to the constituency to address short term and long terms concerns.

Implement the decisions and programs made by the governing council.