Here are the departments and a brief description of what each department provides.
- Administrative Services Department
The mission of the Administrative Services Department is to effectively manage the City’s Animals Services Division, providing licensing and public safety by control of animals in the city. Facilities and Purchasing maintains the cost effective flow of supplies and maintenance for the City. Human Resources, responsible for city staffing and employee benefits. Library Services, responsible for the library, its collections and programs.
- Building and Safety
Issues permits, provides plan check and inspection services, conducts code enforcement and provides assistance to citizens in complying with jurisdictional and State building codes to ensure the safety of the citizens of Moreno Valley.
The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to serve as the City's Chief Administrative Officer. The City Manager's Office coordinates the implementation of Council policies and programs, provides overall direction to departments that administer City programs and services, coordinates intergovernmental relations and legislative advocacy, and administers the City's media relations/public information programs.
City Manager's Office staff include an Assistant City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Assistant to the City Manager and two Executive Assistants. City departments and employees are under the immediate supervision of department directors who are appointed by the City Manager.
- City Attorney
The City Attorney and his staff act as legal advisors on all legal matters for the City Council and City Manager, City boards and commissions and City staff. They draft and/or review and approve contracts, ordinances, resolutions and other legal documents. They represent the interests of the City government in court and administrative procedings and prosecute violations of the Municipal Code. The City Attorney's Office represents the City government and therefore cannot provide legal advice to individual members of the public.
- City Clerk
Coordinates, assembles and disseminates City Council agenda packets; serves as Clerk to the City Council; records and maintains all City Council actions; prepares and distributes City Council meeting minutes; serves as custodian of official City records and the City seal; facilitates access to such records; coordinates municipal elections; receives nomination papers, campaign statements and all required filings pursuant to the Fair Political Practices Commission; advertises and receives bids and conducts bid openings.
- Code Enforcement
Responds to citizen complaints and pro-actively identifies code violations on public and private property to protect the health and safety of the community and to ensure the highest level of voluntary resolution of issues City-wide.
- Community and Economic Development
Encourages and facilitates growth in the Moreno Valley economy to increase assessed valuation, increase sales tax revenue, and create family-supporting jobs.
- Film Office
The Moreno Valley Film Office helps you find the perfect location for your needs, with urban, country and scenic backdrops. March Air Reserve Base offers both a special backdrop and a convenient way to transport your materials to your location. The Film Office issues the appropriate permits, and helps coordinate your filming with required City Departments
- Financial & Management Services Department
The Financial & Administrative Services Department provides a wide range of support services to other City departments. These services include budget coordination; financial reporting; payroll; billing and accounts receivable; purchasing and central stores; accounts payable; cash management and investing; business licensing and cashiering; technology services including network administration and security, enterprise systems and database administration, geographic information systems, backbone infrastructure and telecommunications; and maintenance service for all City facilities. Additionally, the department provides oversight for the public safety function of animal control services.
Provides fire protection, inspection and suppression services and coordinates overall operations and management of the Fire Department.
- Human Resources
Administers recruitment, selection, retention, training and development and benefits services for City departments and employees. (On-line Job Listings).
- Library Services
Provides a full range of library services to all residents of the City through traditional delivery methods and various computerized venues.
- Media and Communications
Serves as the city's media relations/public information office; assists city departments with media/public relations, graphics services and the coordination of special events; manages the operations and video productions of government access cable TV channel MVTV-3; administers the city's cable television franchise agreement and manages content on the city's web site.
- Parks and Community Services
Manages and provides maintenance services for City Parks and Facilities, and provides a wide range of recreation activities, programs and services throughout the community.
Recommends and implements land use policies, processes land use applications and prepares and processes updates and revisions to the General Plan, Municipal Code, Landscape guidelines and Design guidelines. Provides staff support to the Planning Commission, Ecological Protection Advisory Committee, Cultural Preservation Committee, and Project Review Staff Committee.
Provides law enforcement services and coordinates the overall operations of the Police Department including patrol, traffic enforcement, crime prevention, detective unit, and special enforcement.
- Public Works
Coordinates and/or provides direct services related to land development/infrastructure, street maintenance, flood control, water quality, solid waste disposal, public utilities, transportation, traffic signals, street and median maintenance, tree trimming, capital project engineering, signing and striping, and graffiti removal.