The Paso Robles City Manager is Jim App (email).
The City Manager is the Chief Executive Officer of the Municipal Corporation. The City Council serves as its Board of Directors.
The City Manager directs the activities of all City Departments. The function of the City Managers office includes providing central services and support to the operation of each Department.
The central service divisions of the City Managers office include:
City Council receives clerical and administrative support through the City Managers Department.
City Clerk oversees the retention and distribution of public materials and records. The office of "City Clerk" is an elected position. However, the City employs a full-time staff member to administer most aspects of the Clerks duties. In addition to Council meeting agenda coordination, the Clerk fulfills responsibilities with all regular and special elections.
Human Resources provides assistance with all aspects of employee hiring, benefits, and safety programs. The Citys full-time workforce is approximately 185 employees, plus a part-time/seasonal work force of approximately 98 employees.
Information Technology provides computer and telecommunication system support to all City facilities including Police, Emergency Services, City Hall, Public Works, Recreation and the Library. If it is electronic and requires programming, the I.T. Division probably takes care of it. A staff of five design and maintain the systems including the data and voice communication networks. This division includes a G.I.S. (Geographical Information Systems) Analyst, as well as a Web Specialist to aid in the technological advancement of the City of Paso Robles.