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File #: 2019-014   
Title: City Treasurer/Fiscal Director - Appointment
TO: City Council

FROM: Drew Corbett, City Manager

PREPARED BY: City Manager's Office

MEETING DATE: Monday, January 07, 2019

City Treasurer/Fiscal Director - Appointment

Approve the City Manager's appointment of Richard Lee as the City Treasurer/Fiscal Director.

City Charter Section 4.10 provides for a City Treasurer/Fiscal Director to be appointed by the City Manager, subject to approval by the City Council. If approved, the City Treasurer/Fiscal Director serves at the pleasure of the City Manager as head of the Finance Department.

"Section 4.10. TREASURER / FISCAL DIRECTOR. POWERS AND DUTIES. There shall be a city treasurer/fiscal director who shall be appointed by the city manager, subject to approval by the city council, and who shall serve at the pleasure of the city manager as the head of the finance department. The treasurer/fiscal director shall have the power and shall be required to receive and safely keep all money and securities belonging to the city, and pay out the same only on written authority of the city manager or other officer or officers designated by the city manager or as otherwise authorized by law, this Charter or ordinances adopted pursuant thereto, and not otherwise. He/she shall also serve as ex officio tax and license collector for the city with the duties thereof as provided by ordinance or the general law of the state, unless the council by ordinance provided otherwise .."

The recruitment process for the Finance Director position has been completed, and the City Manager recommends appointing Richard Lee as the City Treasurer/Fiscal Director. If approved by the Council, Mr. Lee will formally begin his appointment immediately.

There is no fiscal impact related to this action.

Under section 15378(b)(2) of the CEQA Guidelines, Council action on this item is not a project subject to CEQA review because approval...

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