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City Manager

Who appoints the City Manager?

The City Manager is appointed by the City Council.

Who is the City Manager for the City of Pico Rivera?

The City Manger is René Bobadilla.  Click here for bio.

Who oversees the City Manager?

The City Council oversees the City Manager?

How can I reach the City Manager?

You may contact the City Manager's office by calling (562) 801-4379.

What is the function of the City 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 Manager 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.

Does the City Manager participate in policy determination?

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.

Can the City Manager be fired?

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.

Who is second in command in the absence of the City Manager?

The position of Assistant to the City Manager assumes command in the absence of the City Manager.

What is the function of the Assistant to 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.