City of Virginia Beach

 The City of Virginia Beach is governed by a Council-Manager form of government, and the legislative body consists of 11 City Council members who appoint the City Manager to implement policies and act as chief executive officer. The City’s operating budget is approximately $1.2B and employs approximately 7,400 people. As the largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia with a population 459,000, it is also the 43rd-largest city in the nation.