The City Manager directs and coordinates the general administration of the City government, which includes preparation of the annual budget.
This department coordinates public information services and community service outreach and engagement activities throughout the community.
Finance and Administration is responsible for the receipt and disbursement of City funds, financial reporting, assisting with procurement functions, and administering housing and community development grants and programs.
The Gaithersburg Police Department safeguards the lives of those within the City, enforces the laws and ordinances of the State of Maryland and the City of Gaithersburg, protects property, maintains the safe and orderly flow of traffic, and assists in securing, for all persons, equal protection of the law.
The Department of Human Resources is responsible for providing a centralized program of personnel administration for more than 500 City employees.
This department manages the City’s technology systems, including applications and systems development and operations, network and telecommunications, technical research and planning, and GIS functions.
The Office of the City Attorney is the primary provider of legal services to the City and is responsible for rendering legal interpretations of local, state and federal laws to the Mayor and City Council, City Manager, all Departments.
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture provides quality parks, well-planned sustainable facilities, and diverse cultural, artistic and recreational opportunities and interests to promote the health and well-being of residents and visitors.
This department oversees growth and orderly development within the City and enforces all ordinances and codes that govern residential and commercial construction within the corporate limits.
The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining all City facilities including custodial services, utilities, repairs, supervision of construction and service contracts for all major equipment. Engineering functions include reviews of stormwater management, sediment control, storm drainage, paving, and site plans for new developments.