The City Manager Department administers executive oversight of citywide operations, policy development, fiscal planning and manages divisions such as economic development, public information, city clerk and city council services. Working in a collaborative environment with a team-based approach, the City Manager implements the vision of the City Council. The City Manager assists the members of the City Council in formulating policies and responds to City Council issues and concerns, either directly or through various City staff members, to recommend options and potential solutions.
The City Manager provides professional leadership in the management of the City and is responsible for the coordination of all municipal programs and the executive supervision of all City departments and agencies.
In addition to managing the administrative functions of the City, the City Manager ensures the effective coordination and implementation of public policies, programs, and initiatives.
The City Clerk's Office is the records center for official actions of the City Council and the Successor Agency to the Fullerton Redevelopment Agency and is responsible for related agendas, minutes, and public hearing notices. In addition, the office receives claims and legal actions against the City; oversees the City's Records Management Program; maintains the Municipal Code and registration/ownership certificates for City vehicles; attests and notarizes City documents; and interacts with the City Council, City staff, and the general public on all related matters. The City Clerk serves as Clerk of the Council, administers municipal elections; is the filing officer for campaign and economic interest statements required by the Political Reform Act; and is the custodian of the City seal. The position of City Clerk is appointed and operates under statutory provisions of the California Government Code, the Elections Code, and City ordinances and policies. The City Clerk's Office is a division of the City Manager's Office.