The City of West Sacramento operates under a Council/Manager form of government. The City Council is the policy making body and the City Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer. The City Manager is responsible for the day to day operation of the City organization. He prepares the City budget for Council consideration, develops and promotes all administrative policies and procedures, serves as the hiring authority for all City employees and makes recommendations to the City Council on a variety of topics. Martin Tuttle has served as City Manager since July 2012.