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City Manager Augustus

City Manager Augustus
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City Hall Room 309
455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: (508) 799-1175, Fax: (508) 799-1208
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM



The City Manager acts as chief administrative and executive officer of the City. He is responsible to the people of Worcester and the City Council for proper administration and supervision of all city affairs.

The City Manager:

  • Acts as chief conservator of the peace within the City.
  • Ensures that city laws and ordinances, resolutions and regulations of the City Council are faithfully executed.
  • Makes recommendations and reports to the City Council about city affairs.
  • Prepares and submits an annual budget and timely financial reports to the City Council.
  • Appoints and removes department heads, officers and employees.
  • Appoints Worcester residents to boards and commissions, subject to the approval by the City Council.

City Manager Augustus is a native of Worcester who has spent more than 20 years in public service. He is a former Massachusetts State Senator and was the youngest person elected to the Worcester School Committee. He most recently worked as Director of Government and Community Relations at the College of the Holy Cross. He also teaches a course on public administration at Clark University.

You may contact City Manager Augustus at City Hall by calling (508) 799-1175 or via email

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