City Administration


The City Administrator is the City’s Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the efficient and economical operation of city government. The City Administrator serves and advises the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, hires department directors, and prepares a proposed annual budget for Board consideration. The Administrator also enforces municipal laws and ordinances and coordinates City operations and programs.


The City Administrator’s Office provides staff support services to the Board of Aldermen and coordinates the development and analysis of policy recommendations presented to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. The Administrator interacts on a daily basis with the City’s Executive Team, consisting of the City Administrator and department directors. The City Administrator’s Office also works with a variety of community and economic development partners to assist in providing the best possible services and information to the citizens of Branson.

  1. Stan Dobbins

    Stan Dobbins

    City Administrator

  2. John Manning

    John Manning

    Assistant City Administrator

  3. Melody Pettit

    Melody Pettit

    Communications Manager
    Phone: 417-337-8589

  4. City Administration

    Physical Address
    110 W. Maddux
    Suite 210
    Branson, MO 65616

    Phone: 417-337-8548
    Fax: 417-334-6095