The City Manager is appointed by City Council to manage all City departments and the day-to-day operations of the City of Staunton. It is also the duty of the City Manager to develop an annual City budget to present to City Council for review and adoption each year. The city manager’s office includes a Deputy City Manager, Executive Assistant and Communications Manager.

Steven L. Rosenberg, City Manager

Rosenberg_forwebSteven Rosenberg joined the City of Staunton in May of 2013 as the City's Deputy City Manager and was appointed City Manager effective July 1, 2019. After several years in the private practice of law, Mr. Rosenberg entered the public sector. He has held positions with a series of local and state government entities, including Augusta County, where he served as county attorney, the City of Alexandria and the University of Virginia. He is a member of the International City/County Management Association, the Virginia Local Government Management Association and Local Government Attorneys of Virginia.

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