General Services/City Clerk Department
The Department of General Services is responsible for the administration of franchise agreements, solid waste and recycling, project management for the construction of City facilities, Information Systems, Community Activity Grants, special projects (as assigned) and the communication, marketing and promotion of City projects, programs and services through digital media outlets. The Assistant City Manager also provides oversight to the Administrative Services and Community Services Departments and serves as the acting City Manager when designated.
Other Department functions include the implementation of all statutory City Clerk functions; ensuring compliance with federal, state and local statues and regulations; and duties associated with the administration of the City’s Mobilehome Rent Stabilization Program and the Annual Mobilehome Permit to Operate.
The Department strives for excellence in customer service, providing services, programs and opportunities that improve the quality of life for Yucaipa residents.
The City Clerk is the local official that serves as a neutral liaison between citizens and government by ensuring transparent processes. The City Clerk acts as a compliance officer for federal, state, and local statutes including the Political Reform Act, Ralph M. Brown Act, and the Public Records Act and implements statutory City Clerk functions including the preparation and dissemination of City Council Agendas and legislative proceedings, citywide records, Public Records Requests, maintenance of the City’s Municipal/Development Code, and serves as the Municipal Elections Official.
The Information Systems Division is responsible for ensuring the City’s information technology resources are effectively managed and used as key organizational tools in improving productivity, customer service, and public access to City information. This division is also responsible for developing and implementing long-range goals, policies, and standards for acquiring, maintaining, and achieving full use of information technology resources; and to provide ongoing support, maintenance, and training for computers and related peripherals.
The goal of the division is to facilitate innovative and creative technological solutions, enabling City staff to perform more efficiently and timely, and provide the citizens and businesses access to information and City services anyplace, anytime, anywhere, to achieve better access to information, programming and services.
The City of Yucaipa is home to 42 mobilehome parks with approximately 4,270 spaces. These communities provide a variety of living styles from family/all age parks to senior parks, and from smaller communities to large communities with amenities. The City of Yucaipa General Services Department administers the Yucaipa Rent Stabilization Program and provides services related to the mobilehome community.