The City Manager is responsible for the administrative functions of the City under the provisions of the Municipal Code. With the exception of the City Clerk and City Treasurer, both of whom are elected, each of the City Department Heads reports to the City Manager who, in turn, reports to the City Council. The Secretary to the City Manager assists the City Manager and the five Councilmembers.
The Arts Commission is currently accepting submissions to the annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition at City Hall. The competition is open to Orange County artists 18 years of age or older with two dimensional works. The juror will be Jonathan Burke, President of the Laguna College of Art + Design. The first place winner will be awarded $1,000. Applications must be made on-line with a non-refundable entry fee of $25.|
The City has hired Edward S. Valdez to fill a vacant Fire Division Chief position. Chief Valdez will begin work on August 4, 2014, and will fill the Fire Marshal position that was vacated when Dan Stefano left to become the Fire Chief for the Costa Mesa Fire Department. Chief Valdez is presently a Command Staff Officer for the Los Angeles Fire Department and brings a vast amount of experience obtained while working in their training, dispatch, fire officer, and emergency medical services units during his career. Chief Valdez, and his wife, reside in Dana Point.|
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