Functions The Town of Westlake operates according to the council-manager form of government. This type of local government system combines community leadership of elected officials with the expertise of a professionally educated public manager.
The town manager is appointed by the Town Council and functions as the chief executive officer with the principle responsibility of overseeing the administrative duties of the municipality, including all legal and financial obligations. The town manager works with the departmental directors to deliver public services to the residents and stakeholders of our community.
Role at Westlake Academy In Westlake, the town manager has the added unique responsibility of serving as the superintendent of Westlake Academy - the only municipally owned open-enrollment public charter school in the State of Texas. The superintendent coordinates the administrative functions of the school and works with the executive director and the on-campus leadership team to provide an outstanding International Baccalaureate education for our students.
Other Duties Additional responsibilities of the office include: