City Manager

August 2016

The City of Minot is currently seeking applicants to fill the vacant City Manager position.

Former City Manager, Lee Staab, resigned on August 20th citing personal reasons. Staab took over as City Manager in September of 2014. Currently, the city Finance Director, Cindy Hemphill, is acting city manager until a new manager is hired.


The mission of the City Manager's Office is to provide professional leadership in the administration and execution of policies and objectives formulated by City Council; to develop and recommend alternative solutions to community problems for council consideration; to plan and develop new programs to meet future needs of the city; to prepare the annual budget; and foster community pride in city government through excellent customer communication and customer service.


The City Manager's Office identifies long-term priorities for consideration by the city council. The city manager will provide updates to these priorities on a regular basis. Current priorities include: