The City Manager is appointed by the City Council.
The City Manger is René Bobadilla. Click here for bio.
The City Council oversees the City Manager?
You may contact the City Manager's office by calling (562) 801-4379.
Manager The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to implement the vision and policies of the City Council and provide the council with objective information and advice relating to City programs, services and projects. The also serves as the City's chief administrator, supervises all City Department Directors and the Pico Rivera Sheriff's Station, is responsible for the enforcement of local laws and ordinances, prepares the City's annual budget and oversees economic development strategies.
While the City Manager does provide objective information and make recommendations to the City Council, the City Council has sole responsibility and authority to determine policy. The City Manager is bound by whatever decisions the Council makes.
The City Manager serves at the pleasure of the City Council and therefore can be fired by a majority decision of the Council, consistent with local laws, ordinances, and/or employment agreements between the City Council and the City Manager.
The position of Assistant to the City Manager assumes command in the absence of the City Manager.
The Assistant to the City Manager provides support to the City Manager in managing the day-to-day operations of the City. The Assistant to the City Manager serves in an Acting City Manager capacity during the City Manager's absence. In addition, the Assistant to the City Manager is responsible for managing special projects and city-wide agreements as assigned.