City Manager – Adrienne Moore
The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to direct the administration of the City under the policy direction of the Council.
The City Manager provides information to assist the Council in setting policy, implements Council policy, supervises the operation of City Departments, and reports to the Council on administrative activities. The City Manager performs a variety of general administrative functions including representing the City’s interests in relationships with other agencies, City negotiator for the employee bargaining units, directs the development of the budget, contract negotiation and management, enforcement of ordinances, organizes the preparation of the City Council meeting agenda and manages special projects. The City Manager also serves as the director of Emergency Services and is responsible for emergency plan preparation, disaster response and recovery.
Human Resources reports to the City Manager and is responsible for the following:
- Personnel – Manages and administers all personnel programs and policies for all City employees
- Implements mandated State and Federal Training Programs required for employees, as well as other important training programs
- Risk management for the City, including liability insurance, auto and workers compensation insurance, liability and property claims processing
- Administers City contracts
City Clerk – Cathy Moorhead
- Preparation of Council and Commission meeting agendas and Council meeting material
- Manages municipal elections, filing officer of campaign expenditure and financial interests statements pursuant to California Government Code and the California Political Reform Act.
- Records Management
Finance – Susie Holmes
The City of Willits is primarily responsible for maintaining a safe, pleasant environment within the community by providing effective delivery of public services.
In the process of providing representatives local government, the City identifies and anticipates concerns, problems and opportunities and takes action to address them. The City also provides a catalyst in the development and maintenance of a well integrated community. The City delivers critical public services in an efficient, professional and timely manner.
The City is responsible for the preservation of community physical and aesthetic assets, and for the efficient management and equitable allocation of community fiscal resources.
Essential to accomplishing the objectives outlined above is the selection, training, motivation and retention of highly qualified men and women as City employees.