The City Manager is the Chief Executive Officer of the City. Under the direction of the City Council, the City Manager is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of all City functions. This department implements Council policies, programs, and directives and is responsible for the annual presentation of the City’s budget document.
The City Manager serves as an advisor to the City Council on matters of finance, administration, resource allocation, and the future needs of the community. In addition, the City Manager serves as the City Treasurer and Executive Director of the Successor Agency.
The City Manager’s executive team includes the Assistant City Manager; this position was created in July 2015 to provide executive-level support for the ongoing administration efforts required to manage the staffing needs of the City and to enable the City Manager to delegate specific administrative duties and redirect his attention to a broader level of development coordination and community relationships. In addition, the City Manager’s Department oversees the City’s Emergency Services, Housing and Economic Development, the coordination of various grants, and the dissemination of public information through the City’s Public Information Officer.