Departments Administration & Finance

Administration & Finance

The Administration & Finance Department provides a broad range of administrative, management and financial services to other City departments as directed by the City Council.

The City Administrator is responsible for insuring that the plans and priorities of the City Council are carried out by City staff. The position is the leading authority to ensure the provision of effective municipal services through the coordination and direction of all City finance and personnel activities. The City Administrator oversees the day to day functions of the City and coordinates all City departments.

The City Administrator reports directly to the Mayor and City Council.

The City Administrator serves in the following capacities:

  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • City Auditor


Duties and responsibilities of the City Administrator include:

  • Presenting information and recommendations to enable the City Council to make decisions on matters of policy
  • Representing the City Council in public meetings and before the State Legislature and other elected bodies and boards when requested
  • Maintaining a sound fiscal position for the City through the preparation of the annual budget, financial reporting, treasury and cash management, debt administration, accounting, utility billing, special assessments administration, risk management, pensions, business and occupational licensing, permits and record management
  • Responding promptly and positively to all inquiries and requests of citizens
  • Disseminating public information and media information regarding City activities

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102 3rd Ave SE
Jamestown, ND 58401

Phone: (701) 252-5900
Fax: (701) 252-5903

City Hall is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

City Administrator - Jeff Fuchs
Deputy Auditor - Jay Sveum
Administrative Assistant - Cindy Schultes
Licensing - Lynette Stoddart