The City of Maywood is a general law city incorporated on September 2, 1924. It is governed by the City Council/City Administrator form of government. The City Administrator is appointed by the Council to oversee the activities of the city. The City Administrator serves as the chief executive officer of the City. The City Manager is responsible for the daily administration and operation of all City operations, including overseeing Finance, Planning and Building, Police Services, Public Works, Parks, and Recreation. The City Manager is responsible for implementing the policy decisions of the City Council.
Additional duties of the City Manager include:
- Representing the City in legislative matters at the state and federal government levels
- Working with other agencies in addressing regional issues
- Overseeing operations of City Hall and services to the community
- Providing information to the Council in a timely manner including formulation of City Council agendas.