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.
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 Hermosa Beach Public Works Commission reviews and assigns recommendations on all capital improvement (city…More infrastructure) projects for the Hermosa Beach City Council. The five-member board also assists in updating design guidelines for public improvements and other matters assigned by the City Council.
Members must be qualified electors of the city and will serve four-year terms. The commission meets in the City Council Chambers at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.
Members: Janice Brittain, Julian Katz, Brian Koch, Kim MacMullan, Daniel Marinelli
The Hermosa Beach Planning Commission helps maintain the community in a variety of functions. This includes the…More long-range organization of the city's general plan, short-term projects and land-use controls, all with adherence to the code. The commission acts as an adviser to the Hermosa Beach City Council on all matters concerning zoning and various permits.
The commission's five members must be qualified electors of the city. Members serve four-year terms. The commission meets in the City Council Chambers at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. In December, however, the board meets on the month's first Wednesday.
The commission is affiliated with the Hermosa Beach Community Development Department. That department also acts as a liaison to the City Council and Planning Commission on land use and developmental matters for Hermosa Beach.
Members: Kent Allen, Peter Hoffman, Shawn Darcy, Ron Pizer, Sam Perrotti