Acting as chief administrative officer, the Town Manager is directly responsible to Town Council for planning, organizing, and directing the activities of all Town departments and agencies except those associated with the Town Attorney and the Municipal Court.
The Town of Telluride Charter provides the Manager with the power and duty to:
uphold the laws and ordinances of the Town
oversee staffing and personnel matters
prepare and submit a proposed annual budget for Council's approval
exercise supervision over all Town contracts and franchise agreements
The Town Manager acts in an advisory capacity to Council and carefully monitors issues within the community.