The City Manager serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the City. He is responsible for the day-to-day administration of City operations and implementation of policies received from the City Council. He prepares and oversees the annual budget and is responsible for maintaining the fiscal integrity of all financial accounts. He advises the Mayor and Council in policy formulation and supervises the City staff. A complete description of all the City Manager responsibilities can be found in Title 2 Chapter 6 of the Clinton City Code.
Dennis W. Cluff has been the Clinton City Manager/City Recorder since July 1994. After receiving his MPA from Brigham Young University in 1975, he worked for: Santa Cruz, CA; Clark County, NV; San Luis, AZ; Molalla, OR; Brookings, OR; and now, Clinton, UT. He and his wife Beverly were married in Oakland, CA in 1978. They have five children (4 boys and 1 girl). Dennis served an LDS mission to Mexico from 1966 to1968. He is also an Army veteran. Drafted in 1970, he served in South Vietnam (1971-72) as a Sgt E-5 with the 11th Armored Cav Regiment.