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City Manager / Communications

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The City of San Carlos operates under a Council-Manager form of government.  The five member City Council provides legislative direction and sets City policy.  The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to serve as the City’s chief executive officer.  The City Manager is responsible for the operational activities of all City Departments; implementing the City’s general policy guidelines; submitting for adoption a balanced budget; recommending strategies and solutions to City Council; following legislative activities and keeping Council apprised of potential impacts to the City.

The City Manager’s Department is also responsible for disseminating information to the public and the media, overseeing the City's social media channels, coordinating the City’s Sustainability Program and Green Initiatives and staffing the San Mateo County Telecommunications Authority (SAMCAT). 

The City Manager’s Department is comprised of the City Manager, the Assistant City Manager, the Senior Management Analyst, the Communications Coordinator, the Sustainability Coordinator and the Executive Assistant.  In mid-2017, a contract Website Content Manager will be added to the staff.

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