The city manager is appointed by a majority vote of the entire City Council to be the chief administrative officer of the city. The city manager is responsible to the City Council for the proper administration of all the affairs of the city. These responsibilities include:
- In cooperation with the city attorney, sees that all State laws and City Ordinances are effectively enforced.
- Implements goals and objectives of City Council
- Manages day-to-day operations of the city
- Prepares annual budget and implements budget once it is approved by council
Todd Fuller has served as the City Manager of Red Oak since June of 2011. Prior to this, he has served as Interim City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Director of Economic Development, Economic Development Coordinator, Director of Planning, and Acting Public Works Director. Born and raised in Ellis County, Todd and his wife Jenny have one daughter and one son. Todd serves on the Hospital Board of Trustees for Baylor Medical Center in Waxahachie. He is also an active musician and songwriter playing lead guitar and sharing lead vocals for a local band on the weekends.
After graduating from Waxahachie High School in 1988, he received his Bachelor of Business Administration in 1991 and his Master of Business Administration in 1993, from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. Prior to joining the City of Red Oak, he owned and operated an agricultural supply business serving the Ellis County area.