The duties of Richmond's City Manager are established by ordinance pursuant to KRS 83A.080. The City Manager is an appointed official with an indefinite term to the city where the duties of the position are set out in KRS 83A.150(7). The City Manager is the Chief administrative officer and reports directly to the Board of Commissioners. Responsibilities of the position are carrying out the daily operations of the city, supervising 19 department heads, and an average of 250 employees. The City Manager and Finance Director prepare, submit and administer the annual budget per KRS 83A.150 (7) (c).