The City of San Luis functions under a council and manager form of government. The City Manager is appointed by the Mayor and City Council and reports directly to the elected officials. The City Manager works closely with the Mayor and City Council, helping formulate objectives and programs that are important to residents.
As the city's Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the City Manager is responsible for carrying out policy enacted by the council, overseeing the administration of the city, and maintaining intergovernmental relationships.
The City Manager's executive team includes department heads such as directors of: