Government City Administrator Responsibilities
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The City Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the city and management of all the various departments. These duties include:

  • administering policies established by the City Council and by law
  • advising and counseling the City Council in the performance of its governmental duties
  • developing and implementing administrative procedures
  • coordinating and directing all departments and staff operations
  • selecting, supervising, developing and effectively utilizing staff
  • management of control of the financial affairs of the City of Trinidad
  • overall supervision of projects, and intergovernmental relationships

My mission for the City of Trinidad is to provide its citizens the highest quality of service at the best affordable price. I believe that the employees and citizens of Trinidad are the City's greatest asset.

I am available for any questions you may have about the City of Trinidad. You can reach me by email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or by calling City Hall at 903-778-2525.

Thank you,

Terri Newhouse

City Administrator

City of Trinidad