The City Manager's Office provides overall direction and coordination of City operations to ensure that the City Council's adopted service goals are met or exceeded, and that costs do not exceed budget restrictions. This office continually evaluates the City's organizational structure as it relates to requirements for effective, efficient and economical public service. The City Clerk, Human Resources and Risk Management divisions are part of the office, which also includes contracted services for economic development and oversight of local public access television. The City Manager's Office works closely with the City Council by developing, advising and making recommendations to the Council on policies, programs and various business matters, and implementing the Council's decisions.
Assistant to the City Manager, City of Santa Maria
Budget and Employee Relations Manager, City of Dinuba
Financial Analyst, City of Dinuba
Business Manager, Monterey Police Department
Grants Administrator, Monterey-Salinas Transit
Special Projects Manager, Monterey-Salinas Transit
Management Analyst, City of Fresno
Santa Maria Noontime Rotary, Program Chair
Board of Directors, Central Coast Chapter, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
International City/County Management Association
California Public Employers Labor Relations Association
Municipal Management Association of Southern California
League of California Cities
DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The City Manager manages the day-to-day operations of the City. Acts as an advisor to the City Council on fiscal and City matters. The City Council sets policy, while the City Manager implements that policy. The Manager works as a facilitator, coordinator and catalyst, developing good working relationships and counting on and seeking out the support of the experts - City department heads, City staff and the community.
To provide accurate and timely information and recommendations to the City Council in order to make informed decisions, implement policies and programs approved by Council, and manage the day-to-day operations of City services.