City Manager

The City Manager reports directly to the City Council and is responsible for implementing the policy direction of the City Council. The City Manager submits an annual budget, advises the Council on matters affecting the City, administers and oversees City operation, and appoints and removes all City personnel.

The City Manager receives a large volume of email daily and each one is important. Please be patient if you do not receive an immediate response.

Mr. Cantrell began his tenure as City Manager of Hutchinson on May 15, 2020. He came to Hutchinson with 26 years of experience serving Kansas municipalities with nearly 20 of those years involving executive level leadership.