Andy Ritchie, P.E.
120 East Ryder Street
Phone: (217) 324-5253
City Administrator's Office Personnel
Our Purpose is to:
Promote a vibrant and affordable community for our citizens and businesses by ensuring a safe environment and by providing high quality, cost effective services.
It is the Mission of the City Administrator's Office to promote an atmosphere of operational excellence by:
Assisting the Mayor and City Council in creating a vision for the Community;
Assisting the Mayor and City Council in accomplishing its goals and objectives;
Assisting the employees in performing at their highest levels;
and creating an environment that will encourage employees to dream, take risks, and know that they are an important part of the whole.
In order to accomplish our Mission, we must:
Support and maintain the highest ethical standards;
Provide the necessary support and assistance to the City Council;
Be sensitive and responsive to the rights and needs of the public;
Provide for the free exchange of ideas to allow for effective communications, not only with the public, but between the various City departments;
Promote the principles of continuous improvements;
and Emphasize team work and employee involvement and effectively tap into and utilize the vast knowledge of City staff members.
It Is Our Goal To
Become the best provider of quality public service in Central Illinois; and Be highly respected by the citizens in the community.
The City Administrator's Office is responsible for the implementation of policies established by the City Council and the general administration, coordination and supervision of City operations. The City Administrator shall develop, plan, and coordinate implementation of programs to promote businesses, business prospects and general business climate of the community.