The City Manager is an appointed position by the City Council. The City Manager works closely with the City Council, recommending policy alternatives and assuring the proper and efficient implementation of Council-approved policies, programs and directives. As the City’s chief administrative officer, the City Manager manages the day-to-day operations of the City by providing direction to four City Departments: Administration, Community Development, Finance, and Public Works.

Mark R. Alexander has been employed with the City since 1988 and was appointed City Manager by the City Council in 2003.

Mr. Alexander also represents the City on various regional government and joint powers associations, as well as, community and professional organizations.

Mr. Alexander may be contacted at City Hall at (818) 790-8880, or by email at