The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to serve as the City’s Chief Administrative Officer. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient management of all City business. Professional leadership is provided by this Office to the Executive Management Team enabling them to serve the community in a responsive and resourceful manner.
Functions of the City Manager’s Office include coordination of the implementation of City Council policies and programs; providing overall direction to the departments that administer City programs and services; coordinating intergovernmental relations and legislative advocacy; and administration of the City's communications, media relations, and public information programs.
The City Manager’s Office is committed to providing and coordinating excellent staff support and sound policy recommendations to the City Council, leading the organization in an effective, efficient, and principled manner, and providing organizational support and direction to the departments.
City Manager Updates
Stay informed about what is happening with your City by reading the City Manager's Updates. Information provided by the City Manager includes updates on various ongoing projects and programs, designed to move the City of Moreno Valley forward.
Archived City Manager's Updates may be viewed here.
The Moreno Valley City Council has adopted a Council Goal of Advocacy, which directs the development of cooperative intergovernmental relationships and forceful advocacy of City policies, objectives, and goals to appropriate external governments, agencies and corporations.
Consistent with the Council’s Advocacy Goal, the City’s legislative advocacy program has been active since 1995. Each two-year legislative session, the City Council determines their advocacy priorities and adopts a Legislative Platform.
The Legislative Platform provides City officials, staff, and legislative advocates with general “Support” or “Oppose” direction regarding the most important topics and issues to pursue. Once adopted, the Legislative Platform eliminates the need for the City Council to review and take a position on each and every proposed bill. This enables City staff to respond quickly to the fast-paced state and federal legislative process. The statements expressed in the Legislative Platform are general so that they can be applied to the many forms that legislative issues may take.
Media and Communication
The Media and Communications Division serves as the City's media relations/public information office; provides graphic design and special events coordination services to City departments; manages the operations and video productions of the City’s government access cable TV channel MVTV-3; monitors state-issued cable television/video service franchise agreements and manages content on the City's public website, employee Intranet and social media sites.
With the City’s Let’s Talk MoVal<letstalkmoval.mindmixer.com> website, citizens can connect, communicate and collaborate with other residents and City leaders online - - 24-hours a day, seven days a week - - to help chart our community’s future. Let’s Talk MoVal makes it easier for more residents to actively participate in community dialogue and problem solving.
Let’s Talk MoVal gives contributors a chance to share new ideas, support others’ ideas, expand upon existing ideas and give feedback on initiatives, working with community leaders on a variety of topics online anytime, anywhere. The following are summaries of the feedback gathered by the website by topic:
- Nason Street Corridor Visioning
Study Question period February 6- March 3
Nason Street Corridor Visioning Study Idea Report
The City is preparing a study to develop a shared vision for the corridor through a collaborative and participatory process. Through workshops and the online forum with community stakeholders, a vision document will be developed that focuses on long-term goals for the corridor related to land-use and economic revitalization along Nason Street, including ways to enhance mobility for pedestrians and cyclists along Nason Street.
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