Immediately adjacent to the city's police station and library, city hall houses department offices for finance, city…More manager, city treasurer, city council, city manager, city clerk, trash pickup and public works.
The city council and other city commissions meet at city hall.
The City Manager of Hermosa Beach is Steve Burrell, a position he has held since January of 1994. It is a full-time…More position that is appointed by the city council.
Duties include the enforcement of all ordinances and laws of the city, exercise authority over city employees, to appoint or remove all employees and officers of the city (excluding the city clerk, city treasurer and city attorney), to keep the city council informed on fiscal conditions, to attend city council meetings, to present the proposed annual budget to the city council, to purchase supplies for the divisions and departments of the city, to investigate all concerns and complaints made of the city's administration and to supervise all public property that is owned by the city.
The Parks, Recreations and Community Resources Advisory Commission advises the Hermosa Beach City Council with…More matters regarding the city's Department of Community Resources. These include leisure, cultural and social services and educational programming. The five-person commission also helps with policymaking for Community Resources, policies that are subject to approval of the City Council.
Members must be qualified electors of the city. They serve four-year terms and meet regularly in the City Council Chambers at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month.
Members: Don DeMaderios, Jeff Maxwell, Laura Raymond, Robert Rosenfeld, Bob Sigler
This seven-member commission provides advice and recommendations to the Hermosa Beach City Council on how city…More residents can prepare and respond to emergencies. The group provides, for the City Council, an updated emergency preparedness plan and help with promoting the theme of emergency preparedness to the community. The board also coordinates emergency response volunteers and makes grant applications for emergency preparedness revenues.
Members must be residents of the city and will serve four-year terms. The commission meets regularly in the City Council Chambers at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month.
Members: Alan Benson, Patricia Ellis, William Hallett, Tracy Hopkins, Carol Russell, George Schmeltzer