City Departments

The assessor is responsible for the listing and assigning of assessed values to every property in the City. This office monitors all sales and analyzes the local real estate market, supply and demand, economic situations and other influences that affect property values. This office maintains current ownership records, sales information as well as property characteristics.

The City Attorney generally handles all legal matters for the City, from traffic tickets to civil lawsuits to acting as a general counsel, giving legal advice for all City departments and City Council.

City Clerk
City Clerk plans, manages and coordinates clerical duties within the City Council. The Clerk's office is responsible for recording minutes of council meetings, recording and maintaining all municipal documents, preparing meeting agendas, storing financial records and issuing public correspondence. The City Clerk supervises all of the customer service functions of City Hall. 

Ceneva City HallCity Manager
The City Manager is responsible for most if not all of the day-to-day operations of the municipality and to ensure each department and the City is functioning as well as possible.

Economic Development
This department supports existing businesses, encourages entrepreneurship, recruits new businesses, and coordinates the economic development activities of our City and our partners.

The part of the City that manages its money. The business functions of a finance department typically include planning, organizing, auditing, accounting for and controlling all of the City's finances.

Fire TruckFire Department
The main functions of the Department are fire suppression, emergency medical response, hazardous materials response, fire prevention, and education. Members of this Department do much more than just respond to emergencies.

Personnel Office
This department is responsible for overseeing the management of personnel services including recruitment, benefits administration, employee relations, labor relations, training, and maintaining the personnel classification system.

Neighborhood Initiatives
The City of Geneva offers 11 different neighborhoods, each with an active resident population that have pride of place in their community.

Police Department
This is responsible for maintaining public order and safety, enforcing the law, and preventing, detecting, and investigating criminal activities. This department also works with other organizations to be involved and engaged in the community. 

Public Works
This department is responsible for all personnel within a public works department including, but not limited to day-to-day maintenance of the City’s infrastructure services such as sewer maintenance and facility operation, sanitation, street maintenance, city storm and sanitary sewer operations, and emergency response for snow and ice, flood, severe weather mitigation.

Recreation Department
This department ensures that citizens have spaces to exercise, play, and do other activities to improve their quality of life.