The City of Laconia operates under a City Council-Manager form of government.
City Manager Responsibilities
The City Manager is appointed by the Council and is the chief executive officer overseeing all the day-to-day operations of the City, including oversight of all City departments except for the Library and Police Department which are overseen by a board and commission respectively.
The Manager supervises the administrative affairs of the City and carries out the policies enacted by the Council. The Manager keeps the Council informed of the condition and needs of the City and provides reports and recommendations as needed.