|Craw. Co EMS:||724-6435|
|Craw. Co Ambulance:||724-4721|
|After Hrs. Water/Elec:||724-6216|
The city of Girard operates with a Mayor and Council form of government. Gary Emry was appointed to the position of City Administrator in February of 2008 by the Mayor of Girard with consent of the City Council. The City Administrator is responsible for managing the city’s affairs, including day-to-day operations and the implementation of policies set forth by the Governing Body. As City Administrator, Mr. Emry oversees and coordinates the supervision of all city departments. He and his administrative staff work together to ensure that residents’ and business owners’ needs are effectively met in a timely manner to assure quick and efficient delivery of services to enhance quality of life for all residents of Girard. Other responsibilities include the enforcement of all city ordinances and resolutions, contract management, oversight and assisting with the city’s Annual Operating Budget, Capital Improvement Plan, and manage issues related to community redevelopment and economic development.
Prior to being appointed as City Administrator, Gary worked in various Chamber of Commerce operations as the President and CEO for approximately 12 years and is a 24 year veteran of the United States Air Force. He is a member of the Kansas Association of City Managers and holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Marketing degree from the University of Phoenix, a Certificate of Public Management from the University of Kansas and a Certificate of Not-for-Profit Management from the United States Chamber of Commerce.