The City Manager, who is the Chief Executive Officer of the City, is responsible for the administration of the City in accordance with the City Council policy and Charter requirements. The City Manager prepares and submits the City budget to Council each fiscal year and advises Council of future financial needs of the City.
The City Manager is also responsible to appoint and remove all officers and employees of the City, subject to Civil Service provisions and the City Charter. The use of City-owned property is handled through the City Manager's Office, as are community and media relations, special projects, research and contracts, training and safety, redevelopment and special agency activities, and the overall general administration budget.
The City Manager's Office has direct responsibility for the administration and supervision of the City's emergency services operation, the contract agreement between the City and the Chamber of Commerce for the management of the City's Convention Center, and the General Administration and Property Management budgets.
Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunities are also a direct function of the City Manager's Office. The City Manager is also Chair of the City staff Economic Development Team. Other team members include the Assistant City Manager, Deputy City Manager, and Director of Planning & Inspection.
Appeals, Petitions, & Service Requests
Appeal of Administrative of Architectural Committee or Planning Commission Decisions Form (PDF)
Citizen Service Request Form (PDF)
Procedure for Filing a Claim Against the City & Claim Form (PDF)
Procedure for Filing a Claim Against the Redevelopment Agency & Claim Form (PDF)
Written Petition to City Council Form (PDF)