City Manager

Anne NorrisAnne Norris was appointed City Manager of Crystal effective January, 2000.  She has been with Crystal as its Community Development Director and then Assistant City Manager since 1991. Before joining Crystal, Anne worked in the cities of New Brighton, Ramsey, and Hopkins in planning, community development, and city administration. Anne received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and her Master’s degree in Public Administration from Hamline University in St. Paul. 

Outside of work, her interests include current events, friends, family, reading, crossword puzzles, walking, swimming, skiing, and travel.

The city manager’s main responsibilities are appointing city employees, directing all city departments, preparing the annual budget, and ensuring laws and ordinances are enforced.

In addition to these and many other responsibilities, the city manager submits to the City Council, plans and programs, reports and recommendations for effective and efficient delivery of services in Crystal.