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City Manager 

City of Marina
211 Hillcrest Avenue
Marina, CA 93933

(831) 884-1278


Layne Long is the city manager for the City of Marina.

As the top appointed official in the city, the city manager is typically responsible for most if not all of the day-to-day administrative operations of the municipality, in addition to other duties.

Some of the basic roles and responsibilities of a city manager include:

Supervision of day-to-day operations of all city departments and staff, directly and through department heads;

Preparation, monitoring, and execution of the city budget, which includes submitting each year to the council a proposed budget package with options and recommendations for its consideration and possible approval;

Main technical advisor to the council on overall governmental operations;

Public relations, such as meeting with citizens, citizen groups, businesses, and other stakeholders;

Operating the city with a professional understanding of how all city functions operate together to their best effect;

Attends all council meetings, but does not have any voting rights;

In the early years of the profession, most managers came from the ranks of the engineering professions. Today the typical and preferred background and education for the beginning municipal manager is a master's degree in Public Administration (MPA) and at least several years’ experience as a department head in local government or as an assistant city manager. As of 2005 more than 60% of those in the profession had a MPA, MBA, or other related higher-level degree.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Long, Layne City Manager (831)884-1224

City Clerk 

211 Hillcrest Ave
Marina, CA 93933

(831) 884-1278

(831) 384-9148



As the central source of public records, the City Clerk:
Attends and records City Council and Redevelopment Agency meetings
Prepares City Council agendas
Maintains City Council minutes, resolution and ordinance books, and the Municipal Code
Publishes and posts public notices
Serves as filing officer for local financial disclosure statements, which include
Statements of Economic Interest for members of the City Council, designated employees, and certain advisory body members
Campaign disclosure statements for all candidates and campaign committees
Conducts all regular and special elections, including processing and certifying citizen-generated petitions
Coordinates all appointments by the City Council to City advisory bodies
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Shepherd-Sharp, Anita Deputy City Clerk (831) 884-1281

Economic Development 

211 Hillcrest Ave.
Marina, CA 93933

(831) 884-1211



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Lidyoff, Marilyn Economic Development Coordinator (831) 884-1211

Housing 

211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina CA
Marina, CA 93933

(831) 884-1278







Tree City USA California redevelopment association award winner
City of Marina | 211 Hillcrest Avenue | Marina, CA 93933 | Phone: (831) 884-1278 | E-mail: marina@ci.marina.ca.us
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