The Assistant City Manager is responsible for assisting in the administration of the City's affairs and day-to-day operations. The Assistant City Manager is guided by the policies set by the City Commission, and works at their pleasure in accordance with the terms of an employment agreement.
The Assistant City Manager is a member of the senior management team and is responsible for the oversight of several City departments including:
Public Lands and Facilities
Public Works Department
Building and Neighborhood Development
Much of Mark Detter's local government career has been in Kansas, including two positions as City Administrator in Rose Hill, Kansas and Andover, Kansas. He has also spent time in county government as the Assistant County Administrator and Finance Director for Butler County, Kansas.
Mark holds a bachelor's degree in political science and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, both from Southwestern College as well as a master’s degree in public administration from Wichita State University.