With its lush wooded hills, vast stretches of open space, and striking views of San Francisco Bay, the City of Belmont is one of the most desirable communities in San Mateo County. This tranquil, affluent residential community of approximately 27,000 people is situated in the heart of the culturally and technologically rich Bay Area. The City enjoys a progressive and collaborative five-member City Council that is respectful of staff and is focused on issues relating to economic development, downtown revitalization, and affordable housing; pavement and major transportation improvements; financing plans for infrastructure and services; and park and recreation improvements.
Belmont is a cooperative regional player in issues impacting the Peninsula. Operating with a lean, but mighty, committed staff of approximately 136 employees, the City provides a full range of services. Departments include Finance, Human Resources, Information Services, Planning & Community Development, Parks & Recreation, Public Works, and Police. Fire services are provided through a JPA with the cities of San Mateo and Foster City. In addition, the City Council appoints a City Attorney. The formerly elected City Clerk and City Treasurer positions will change to appointed positions effective in November 2019. The City of Belmont is fiscally stable, and the FY 2019 total budget is $108.9 million, including a General Fund budget of $23.8 million.
The desired City Manager brings calm and thoughtful leadership; an ability to work effectively with an elected body, staff, and regional players; a creative and visionary approach; and the ability to roll up her/his sleeves. Experience as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or other leadership position within a local government agency is desired. A Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, finance, urban planning, or a related field is required; a Master’s degree is desirable. The City of Belmont is offering a competitive salary and compensation package.
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Peckham & McKenney
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