City Manager's Office

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Mission statement

To support the City Council in the development and execution of their goals and policies and to provide leadership and guidance to City departments in the delivery of City services and to attract and retain the most appropriately qualified employees.

City Manager's OFFICE

The City Manager is appointed by, and serves at the pleasure of, the City Council. The City Manager is responsible for the overall operations of the City, like a Chief Executive Officer in a private corporation. Providing professional leadership, the City Manager's Office ensures City services, activities and facilities meet the policy objectives formulated by the City Council. The City Manager’s Office also develops recommendations and strategies to meet the current and future needs of the Mountain View community and provides high-quality human resources services to the organization.

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The Council has appointed Kimbra McCarthy at the January 14 regular City Council meeting. Click for more info.


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Grant application period for City’s Small Business Grant Program opens Feb. 1-14, 2021.