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 Finance Department handles a series of the city's fiscal and accounting matters and serves as the city…More cashier.
The department receives and manages revenue paid for local business licenses, animal licenses, parking permits, bus passes, taxi vouchers, cash keys for parking meters as well as parking citation payments.
Purchasing, payroll, accounts/payable and revenue/expenditure reports for the Hermosa Beach City Council are among other tasks.
The Finance Director for the city is Viki Copeland and she can be reached at (310) 318-0225.
The Hermosa Beach Green Task Force has nine Hermosa Beach residents and one school district representative. The goal…More of this ad hoc task force is to propose a "Climate Action Plan", within 18 months to the Hermosa Beach City Council.
According to the group's Web site, its mission is to advise the City Council on the following: "waste reduction, re-use and recycling; sustainable private and public transportation; water use reduction and storm water management; green building including energy and related matters."
The group meets in the City Council Chambers. Task force agendas are posted five days in advance. Check the city Web site for upcoming meeting dates, or contact Pamela Townsend, city senior planner, at 310-318-0242 for more information.
Members: Christian Campisi, Philip Friedl, Ann Hempelmann, Steve Hunt, Kris Kimble, Mike Miller, Lisa Ryder Moore, David Pedersen, Brian Schoening and city liaison Ken Robertson, community development director.