City Manager's Office

The City Manager's Office is the Chief Executive of the municipal corporation and provides for: the efficient and effective administration of the affairs of the City of Cotati; implementation of policy directions of the City Council; maintenance of complete and accurate records of Council proceedings; maintenance of official City files; conduct of municipal elections in accordance with California State Governmental Codes; provision of an effective personnel management system in the areas of personnel selection, classification, compensation, and labor relations; protection of City assets from potential loss; promotion of safety and well being for City employees; claims management; and administration of the City's rent stabilization, community services and recreation programs and projects.

The goal of the City Manager's Office is to:

  • Oversee the delivery of public services for the City of Cotati in accordance with State Laws and the policies, ordinances, and resolutions adopted by the City Council.
  • Advise and recommend to the City Council on matters regarding current and future fiscal, staffing and program needs of the City.
  • Supervise and work cooperatively with City staff to insure that Council's policies are carried out.
  • Recommend and manage programs and projects which will revitalize the economy of the City, and enhance aesthetic and cultural conditions in the community.
  • Operate out of a commitment to improve the quality of life for every member of the community.
  • Administer employee benefits and provide employment services.
  • Control, minimize, or eliminate risk through risk management.