The Administration Department is comprised of the City
Manager, City Clerk and City Attorney.
Individually and collectively, these individuals strive to
provide professional service and assistance to the City Council,
City Departments, the media and the public. The City Manager
and City Clerk are part of the City’s Management Team along
with the other City Department Heads. It is the
Administration’s goal to carry out the objectives of the
City Council appoints the City Manager, who is responsible for
implementing and carrying out the policies of the Council. The
City Manager supervises operations, directs departments and
services, and enforces the laws and policies as adopted by the
City Council. Under the leadership of the City Manager, city
staff strives to fulfill the Mission, Vision, and Values of the
City of Grass Valley.
The City Attorney is the City’s Chief Legal Officer and as such
is the legal representative of the City and advisor to the City
Council, Boards and Commissions, City Manager and all City
Departments. The attorney provides general counsel to the
Grass Valley Redevelopment Agency and the Capital Improvements
Authority. The City Attorney position is a part-time executive
position appointed by the City Council.
Michael G. Colantuono, City Attorney
Colantuono, Highsmith & Whatley, PC www.chwlaw.us
The City Clerk is committed to providing professional service and
support to the City Council, City Departments and citizens of
Grass Valley. They act as the Executive Assistant to the
City Manager and secretary for the City.