The Administration Department includes the City Administrator, Assistant City Administrator and City Clerk. The City Administrator and City Clerk are appointed by the City Council.

The City Administrator implements official policies of the Waukee City Council, coordinates council agendas, administers special projects, supervises department directors, and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding the City of Waukee's annual budget.

The Assistant City Administrator, under the general direction of the City Administrator, provides professional management support and guidance, ensures that special projects align with City policies and goals, assists in the overall daily administration of the City and recommends organizational enhancements.

The City Clerk attends and takes minutes for all City Council meetings, publishes agendas and notices as required by the Code of Iowa, maintains official City records (including minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts and agreements), and processes certain licenses and permits.

The Administration Department values interaction with Waukee residents and business owners. Department members encourage any questions, comments or concerns. They are committed to responding to all inquiries in a timely manner.