City Manager's Office

Duties & Responsibilities
The City Manager implements the policy and direction provided by the City Council, manages the day-to-day operations of the City, and oversees the City's 6 municipal departments. In addition, the City Manager's Office is responsible for the following functions:

  • Contract administration and monitoring
  • Council services
  • Economic development
  • Franchising (cable and pipeline)
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Public information
  • Special projects
La Habra Civic Center front entrance
Council-Manager Form of Government
The City of La Habra is a California General Law city with a Council-Manager Form of Government.  The City Council establishes the goals and policy for the City, and appoints a City Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of the City.  The City Manager is the Chief Executive Officer of the City and also serves as the Executive Director of the Redevelopment Agency, Housing Authority and Civic Improvement Authority.