The Town Manager is charged with the responsibility of executing the policies set by the Town Council and for the coordination and delivery of municipal services as the chief administrative officer. This responsibility and authority are conferred by the Town of Warrenton's Charter and the Town Council. The municipal services include:
- Economic Development
- Human Services
- Planning and Zoning
- Public Utilities
- Public Works
Additionally, the Town Manager serves as the legislative liaison for the Council, develops the Town's annual budget, prepares monthly Council agenda and other communications for use and consideration by the Town Council.
The Manager also provides for effective communication with other agencies of government at the local, state, and federal level, which are crucial tasks undertaken in conducting the Town's business.
The development of options for the Council's consideration and developing innovative solutions to better serve the Town’s citizens are the primary roles of the Town Manager's office.