City Manager

The city manager is responsible for the management of all the city's departments and funds and the hiring and supervision of all city employees. He implements policy decisions of the Board of Directors. The deputy city manager serves as acting city manager in the city manager's absence and assists the city manager with internal operational issues.
Rex Nelson's July 2017 op-ed   on downtown growing while preserving its unique character, and the city manager's recognition of Hot Springs' vast potential

Downtown Video  Rex Nelson's speech at Central Avenue "Great Streets" designation event on 10/1/14, with a backdrop of downtown images.

State of the City

The State of the City is an annual presentation given by the city manager on the progress and results of projects, partnerships, contributions, and notable accomplishments.

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