The daily business of City operations is the responsibility of the City Manager, appointed by the City Council. The City Manager prepares recommendations and implements the policy direction approved by the City Council. The City Manager is responsible for the administration of City services by exercising leadership and management of the City. City personnel report to the City Manager.
Ada is home to close to 17,000 residents, and one of the largest Native American tribes, the Chickasaw Nation, along with, East Central University, Robert S. Kerr, an environmental Research Center, several multi-million dollar industries, and numerous other growing and entrepreneurial businesses. Ada was named one of the Top 100 Small Business Locations of the South.
With the recent passage of the "Penny For Our City" sales tax extension, Ada will see close to $50,000,000 in capital improvements over the next several years. Updates include new police and fire stations, a state of the art sports park, multi-million dollar upgrades to historic Main Street, new senior citizen center, new community swimming pools, updates at Wintersmith Park, and a housing study, which will focus on affordable family housing.
Ada provides big-city amenities in a hometown atmosphere. Our low cost of living, and variety of recreation and entertainment options makes our community the ideal place to live, work and play.
I am proud to be the City Manager here! City of Ada employees work hard to provide the services that our residents, businesses and visitors find valuable. I welcome your feedback, questions, thoughts or concerns. Please feel free to contact my office at any time.
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