The City of Darien has chosen to hire a professional administrator to oversee the daily operations of the City and to be responsible to the Mayor and City Council for the proper administration of the affairs of the City. The City's Code sets forth the specific duties of the City Administrator. Generally, they provide that the Administrator supervises all employees of the City, carries out the programs and priorities established by the Mayor and Council, and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the City's financial affairs.
The Administrator works very closely with the Mayor to coordinate the City's operations and activities. The Administrator also works closely with the other elected officials to be sure the City organization is responsive to their needs and to support their roles.