The City of Brighton operates under the Council-Manager form of government, through a Home Rule Charter. The City Manager position serves as the Chief Executive and Administrative Officer for the City and is responsible for the proper administration of all affairs of the City. The daily business of City operations is the responsibility of the City Manager, who is appointed by the City Council. In addition, the City Manager prepares recommendations for Council consideration and implements the policy direction approved by the City Council. City personnel report to the City Manager.