The City Manager administers the policies established by the City Commission in coordinating, directing, and reviewing the activities of all municipal operations.
Doug Gerber was appointed Goodland City Manager in June 2009. Prior to coming to Goodland, he served in positions for the City of Beloit, KS and the City of Salina, KS. He completed graduate and post-graduate internships with the City of Manhattan, KS and Kent County, Michigan. He holds a BA and an MPA, both from Kansas State University.Doug serves on the Board of Trustees of Kansas Municipal Insurance Trust (KMIT) and is an active member of numerous professional organizations, including the Kansas Association of City/County Management (KACM) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA).
Doug's responsibilities as the Goodland City Manager include acting in the capacity of chief administrative officer of the City. He is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the City Commission. The City Manager is directly responsible for the daily operation and administration of the City's organization and hires employees to aid in these functions. Employees are divided into ten departments, with each headed by a Director appointed by the City Manager.
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