As the City's Chief Administrative Officer, the city administrator reports directly to the Hesston City Council and carries out policy established by the Council. All department directors within the City report directly to the administrator, who oversees the daily operations of the City of Hesston. Gary Emry was appointed as the City Administrator by the Mayor and confirmed by the council in December 2014. He is responsible for all administrative and operational activities of the organization to include fiscal management, impartial enforcement of all ordinances, resolutions and codes, contract compliance and oversight, capital improvement plan, and all other matters relating to municipal operations.
From the administrator...
On behalf of the governing body and the entire organization, please allow me to introduce you to the City of Hesston, where we Harvest the Good Life! We take great pride in offering outstanding public service and superb amenities to those that call Hesston their home. As a rural community rich in agricultural history, we serve up small town charm…full of hometown character.
As you browse our newly redesigned website, please think of it as your one-stop municipal shopping experience. Everything you need to know about the community and public services can be found here. Our goal is to enhance transparency, while providing information and data to keep you well advised regarding our community.
While here, I encourage you to review “TextMyGov”, an app provided to connect you to the information and public services that are most important to you. Used as an interactive tool, after you sign up, you’ll be notified by text message of changes that occur in your area of interest as changes occur.
I serve under an open-door policy. Feel free to stop by, call, or email me with your comments or concerns.