The City Manager is the Chief Administrative 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 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 Assistant City Manager Jennifer Crawford. 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.
The Human Resources Department is responsible for administering Human Resources policies, procedures, and practices. For more information on compensation for Elected Officials, Officers, and Employees of the City of Yucaipa, please visit the State Controller’s Office website.
The City of Yucaipa places great value in preventing, controlling and minimizing, to the highest extent possible, any exposure to loss, liability or financial risk to the City. The City takes extensive measures to address any issues that may become a liability for either our employees or our citizens. Safety consciousness and risk awareness for employees is of utmost importance, as they are for our citizens. The City focuses on good risk economics which balance protective measures, risk assumption and risk transfer, and proper insurance coverage requirements. The City’s Safety Committee investigates and reviews complaints concerning safety hazards; develops and implements proposed safety policies and procedures; develops safety training programs; conducts work place inspections; and serves as an accident review board to determine if the accident was preventable.
The City of Yucaipa is considered self-insured as it relates to Liability, Worker’s Compensation and Property coverage, to the extent of an established self-insured retention. The City of Yucaipa is a member of the Public Agency Risk Sharing Authority of California (PARSAC). PARSAC is a joint powers authority, consisting of over 35 California cities, created to provide “pooled” excess coverage for liability, worker’s compensation and property insurance programs for its members.