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.

The City Manager assists the City Council in the development and formulation of policies, goals and objectives, and keeps them informed of important community issues. In addition, the City Manager 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. The City Manager is also responsible for representing the City's interests throughout the region and beyond.

The City Manager is supported by a team of professional and clerical staff to ensure that the direction of the City Council is fulfilled to every extent possible. 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.