Welcome to the Office of the Berkeley
Click here for an update on the COSCO Busan Oil Spill
Click here to read the 2007 Annual Report.
Click here to read about the City's response to the university's plan for a new sports facility next to Memorial Stadium.
Click here to read more about the Public Commons for Everyone Initiative.
Click here to read more about the City Attorney's revised Sunshine Ordinance.
To build and maintain, through sound management principles and community participation, an effective City government organization. To ensure the effective delivery of services; to provide the management direction and support for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of all city programs; and to ensure coordination and consistency in implementing policies and programs approved by the City Council.
CITY MANAGER, PHIL KAMLARZ
Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager is responsible for the administration of City services and programs, enforcement of the City's Municipal Code and ordinances, and preparation of the annual budget. The City Manager appoints department directors to assist him in carrying out his duties. For more information regarding our Council/Manager form of government, please visit our Structure of Berkeley Government page.
For information on the City budget and budget process, please visit the City's Budget web page.
CITY MANAGER PROGRAM OFFICES
In addition to overseeing all City departments and services, the City Manager oversees several divisions and major programs within the City Manager's Office itself.