The City of Amarillo is comprised of two counties, Potter and Randall. Data collection regarding workforce and population encompasses the two counties, but each has a different municipality.
City of Amarillo
The City of Amarillo is located in Potter County and has a Commission-Manager form of government. The City Commission reviews policy while the City Manager enforces the policy with the assistance of the City staff. The City Commission appoints positions for 34 different boards and commissions within the city organizational structure. The City Manager oversees eight different divisions.
City of Canyon
The City of Canyon is located in Randall County and has a home-rural form of government. Canyon is home to West Texas A&M University and Palo Duro Canyon. The city has just recently passed a 4B economic development sales tax initiative to further their growth.