Management Services

The City Manager is the chief administrative officer for the city and appoints all chief appointive officials, except the City Attorney. The City Manager oversees the administration of Citywide departments, functions, and finances. The City Manager makes reports to the City Council and implements the vision, broad policy goals and ongoing strategic programs of the City Council.

The Management Services Department is headed by the Assistant City Manager, who is responsible for the general oversight of the department. The Management Services Department is also responsible for CDBG administration, marketing and communications, special events, intergovernmental relations, legislation and special projects. Within the Management Services Department, the Management Analyst is responsible for solid waste and recycling programs, and building maintenance.


  • HDCA - Housing and Community Development Citizen Advisory Committee
  • CDBG Administration - the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program provides cities with funds for eligible activities in the areas of housing, economic development, public facilities, social services and planning.
  • Risk Management - serves to protect personnel and physical assets of the City from injury and loss.
  • Marketing and Communications - promotes the mission and objectives of the City, as well disseminate news and events to various media outlets.
  • Environmental Programs - oversees solid waste and recycling contract as well as the Environmental Committee
  • Online/Televised City Council Meetings - provides public with access to an online version (generally the day after the meeting). Cable rebroadcasts (Charter Channel 3 only) are aired at 7:30 pm on "off-Mondays" and Thursdays after the "live" council meeting. Obtain links to online meetings
  • Building Maintenance - maintains city facilities; for more information, call 626-570-5011
  • ADA Compliance - Melissa Ramos serves as the ADA Coordinator for the City of Alhambra. She can be contacted by phone at 626-570-3284 or by emailing Melissa Ramos.