(530) 758-0204 FAX
(530) 757-5666 TDD
23 Russell Blvd., Suite 1
Davis, CA 95616
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
As the City’s chief executive officer, the City Manager provides administrative direction to city departments consistent with City Council policies.
The City Manager's Office provides support to members of the City Council to enable them to concentrate on policy matters. The City Manager's Office serves as city’s primary representative to other government agencies and private organizations.
The City Manager's Office implements the policy direction of the City Council and provides professional expertise in the management of a municipal corporation. It develops, advises, and makes recommendations to the City Council on policies, programs, and various city business matters. The City Manager's Office also oversees the general management of the city and coordinates the activities of city departments in providing direct services to the community.
The City Manager’s Office include the following divisions: Community Information, Outreach, & Engagement; Office of Innovation and Economic Vitality; Civic & Public Art; Media Services; Housing & Human Services; and City Clerk
Meet the City Manager
Michael Webb has served as City Manager for the City of Davis since December 2017.
Prior to his appointment as City Manager Mr. Webb served as the City of Davis Director of Community Development & Sustainability from 2013-2016 and from 2014-2017 held the concurrent role of Assistant City Manager overseeing the Public Works and Parks & Community Services departments. During his 20-year tenure with the City Mr. Webb has worked in the key areas of economic development, land use planning, permitting, organizational and policy development, and climate change/sustainability. He also served for several years as the staff liaison to the Planning Commission. Mr. Webb obtained his Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California and his Bachelor of Science Degree from UC Davis in Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning.
Mr. Webb is passionate about sound governance, the integration of technology into city operations, professional service delivery, clear communications, forming partnerships to further policy objectives, and leading by example.