The responsibilities of the City Manager includes the provision of professional leadership in the administration and execution of policies and objectives formulated by City Council, the development and recommendation of alternative solutions to community problems for Council consideration, the planning, development, and goals of new programs to meet future needs of the City, preparation and monitoring of the annual budget including the expenditures by all departments in the City, responsibility and enforcement of all ordinances, franchises, leases, and contracts for the City.
Mark J. Winstanley
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Mr. Winstanley began his tenure as Finance Director of Seaside in September, 1985. Council appointed him as City Manager in November, 2001. Prior to joining the City of Seaside, he served as a Supervising Accounting and Office Manager for the College of Agriculture at Oregon State University and as a bank loan officer.
Mr. Winstanley has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University and has taken graduate level courses in engineering and accounting.