The City Administrator ensures the proper execution of policies established by the Mayor and Council and provides general oversight of all city operations. The City Administrator approves agendas for all City Council meetings, attends regular and special meetings of the council, implements and executes directives of the Mayor and policies of the council; prepares and presents status and disposition reports on Council directives, the condition of the City, and new business to be considered,; plans for, directs, oversees and evaluates all phases of municipal operations including legal, engineering, fiscal and budgetary, personnel, police and fire protection, tax assessment and fees collection, building and zoning, parks and recreation, and maintenance programs; and serves as liaison with other governmental and service agencies; receives phone calls and meets with residents on matters relating to municipal services; addresses civic, church, school, service and similar groups on municipal programs and projects; acts as a spokesperson for the City with news agencies.
Matthew Kremer began his career with the City of Erlanger in April 2006 as a police officer. He rose through the ranks to become Police Sergeant in November 2013. He served in that capacity until being named City Administrator on September 5, 2017. He has 19 years of military experience including 15 years in various leadership roles. He also has 11 years of law enforcement experience including four years as a supervisor. Matthew is a resident of the City of Fort Thomas and is married with three children.