City Manager

Don R. Powell, Interim City Manager

If you would like to contact the City Manager:

Phone: (562) 868-0511, ext. 7510


The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to be the administrative head of municipal government operations of the City. The City Manager is responsible for implementing decisions made by the Council, and coordinating those activities through the various City departments, in accordance with the Municipal Code.

The City Manager is also tasked with identifying key areas of interest relating to the City, formulating appropriate responses, and creating policy recommendations for the Council; as well as, budget development, strategic planning, and the economic development of the City. He also represents the City in legislative actions, legal service functions, and provides leadership for the organization.

If you would like to obtain additional information about the City Manager or the City Manager's Office, please call (562) 868-0511, ext 7510.