City Manager

Responsibilities

The City Manager is the administrative head of City government. He is appointed by the City Council to enforce City laws, to direct the daily operations of City government, to prepare and administer the municipal budget, and to implement the policies and programs established by the City Council. The City Manager's office includes general Administration, Economic Development, Information Systems Division, and Community Promotions.

The Economic Development function works to retain and expand existing businesses; forming partnerships with the community through tourism enhancement and working with citizen-serving organizations. 

  • Attending all City Council meetings
  • Coordinating communications to the public
  • Coordinating surveys and performance measures
  • Exploring new revenue sources to include business attractions, grants, and fees
  • Overseeing all department heads
  • Partnering with the Lodi Unified School District to support and encourage ongoing joint facilities use
  • Promoting and coordinating special events
  • Reviewing and approving all City Council meeting agendas and making policy recommendations to the City Council