Welcome to the City of Eastport's Official Website. This site is your opportunity to become acquainted with our local government and to be informed of upcoming meetings and events. As this site evolves over time our hope is that it will become your primary source for information about Eastport's government. We will be adding new information consistently that will allow you to research past meeting events, download forms and eventually transact bill payment and applications. We hope this initial offering will pique your curiosity to explore and visit frequently. Thank you for your support.
The City Manager's Office
The City Manager's Office is committed to providing quality and innovative service in a supportive and creative environment. The staff desires to work cooperatively with the citizens to help make the City a healthy and vibrant community for all to live in.
The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to oversee the daily operations of the City, advise and administer the policies and procedures of the City Council, and to lead the enforcement of municipal by-laws and actions passed at City Council Meetings. The Manager's authority and responsibilities are established in the City Charter.
The City Manager is responsible for the management of all City departments (excluding the School Department), all City funds (general fund and enterprise funds), for providing support to the volunteer committee system, working with other levels of government, and managing special projects for the Council.
The City Manager's Office is also responsible for the continual review of policies and programs in an effort to provide improved service. The office is responsible for the coordination of monthly Council Meeting, special Council Meetings and workshops, as well as a variety of other public hearings and forums.
The Budget Process
The City Manager submits to the City Council a proposed annual budget that includes revenue and expenditure projections for the upcoming fiscal year. The City Manager works with the staff to coordinate the budget development process. The budget document is prepared and presented to the Council, reviewed by the Budget Committee and ultimately passed by the Council.