The City of Tipp City operates under a Council/Manager form of government, which establishes the City Council as the legislative executive body and provides for professional management through the appointment of a municipal administrator. Day to day operations of the City are the responsibility of the City Manager, who serves as the chief administrative officer of the municipality.
Tipp City government functions are carried out by the City Manager and seven appointed department directors who report directly to the City Manager. Directors of these departments, which include Finance, Utilities, Engineering and Service, Community and Economic Development, Police, Fire, and EMS along with the City Manager, constitute the City Administration.
The City Manager sees that all laws and acts of the Council are faithfully executed, prepares and submits the annual budget and capital program to the Council, and oversees the City’s long-range planning.