City Manager

Medard Kopczynski, City Manager

3 Washington Street                                                                                                                        
Keene NH 03431-3191
Phone: (603) 357-9804

Welcome to the City Manager's Office web page.   Keene's City Manager is supported by the Assistant City Manager/Human Resources Director, Elizabeth Fox; and Assistant City Manager/IT Director Rebecca Landry; and Assistant City Manager/Planning Director Rhett Lamb.  Helen Mattson serves as Administrative Assistant.


The City Council appoints the Manager to serve as the chief executive officer of the city.  Keene's City Charter, which defines the powers the citizens agree to give their city government and how the government is structured, and specifies the responsibilities of the City Manager.  Under the Mayor/Council/Manager form of government adopted by Keene, the Mayor and Council establish policies for operations within the city, and it is the Manager's responsibility to ensure these policies are carried out.  In general, the position supervises all property and business affairs of the city and oversees expenditure of all funds appropriated for city purposes.

Contact Information

The City Manager's Office is located on the third floor of City Hall at 3 Washington Street, Keene, New Hampshire  03431-3191.  The telephone number is (603)-357-9804. Contact the City Manager and Executive Assistant.