Welcome to the City Manager's Office

The City of La Puente operates under the Council-Manager form of government. Under this system, the City Council establishes the policies under which the City operates and appoints a trained and experienced City Manager to administer the affairs of the City.

David Carmany is the La Puente City Manager. Mr. Carmany was appointed by the City Council January of 2014, and has over 30 years of experience in local government, having served as city manager in Agoura Hills, Malibu, Pacifica, Seal Beach and Manhattan Beach.  He holds a Bachelor of Sciences in Public Affairs from the University of Southern California, and serves on USC’s City Management Foundation Board of Directors.

As the chief executive officer of the City, Mr. Carmany assists the City Council in the development and formulation of policies, goals and objectives, and keeps them informed of important community issues. In addition, Mr. Carmany provides administrative direction to the City's executive team and is responsible for managing the activities and operations of the City, ensuring the effective provision of quality services. Mr. Carmany is also responsible for representing the City's interests throughout the region and beyond.

City departments include the City Clerk's Office, Administrative Services (Finance, Human Resources and IT), Community Services, and Development Services.  The City contracts with Los Angeles County for police and fire services.

The City of La Puente welcomes your suggestions and comments. To contact City Manager Carmany, please call (626) 855-1500 or email dcarmany@lapuente.org

Life, Well Run


City Manager David Carmany has announced that the City of La Puente is requesting proposals from professional public relations/marketing/ consulting firms with experience creating a unique brand/identify, memorable message development and effective communication through multiple media formats to broad and diverse audiences to provide public relations and community outreach services.  For details please click here

City Manager David Carmany has announced that the City of La Puente is requesting proposals for daily custodial maintenance services for city hall, the senior center and the community center.  For details please click here




Press Releases

City of La Puente joins 20+ California cities to help standardize and expedite small cell deployment

City Council adopts balanced budget with additional funding for Law Enforcement services

City Manager Carmany reports La Puente's 4th Quarter 2017 sales tax receipts up slightly

City Manager Carmany announces Investment Policy Certified by CMTA

Toby's Latin Grill Coming Soon

Preservation Partners completes large scale renovation of La Puente Park Apartments

La Puente's 2017 Assessed Valuation up 5.4%

Stakeholder Meeting for La Puente Homeless Plan

Troy Butzlaff Joins La Puente as Director of Administrative Services

La Villa Puente Apartments Renovations and Escrow Closing

Update on Proposed Groundwater Treatment Facility

45 New Single-Family Homes Being Built in La Puente

Governor Signs Senate Bill 361 Benefiting La Puente

La Puente Named a California 50 Safest City

La Puente Declares Itself a Sanctuary City