City Manager | City Clerk

The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City. The City Manager is responsible for providing support and advice to the Council; offering leadership and policy support for departments; fostering community partnerships and inter-agency collaboration; connecting citizens with their community through the Foundation; and providing legislative policy support. The City Manager advises the City Council on the financial condition of the City. The City Manager makes recommendations to the Council on affairs of the City, and advises the Council on all legislative policy matters. The City Manager supervises all City Staff and is responsible for all the efficient and effective operation of all City Departments and Services. 

The City Manager is also the City Clerk for the City of Villa Park. The City Clerk is the City’s Custodian of Records Election Official, responsible for all General Municipal and Special Elections. The City Clerk’s primary responsibility is to accurately record the actions and proceedings of City Council meetings; administer the City’s Records Management Program; maintain the City’s Municipal Code; administer regulations relating to the Fair Political Practices Commission, and provide research and information services to the public and City personnel. 

The City Clerk is responsible for the coordination and preparation of City Council agendas. A complete City Council agenda packet is available for review in the City Clerk’s Office prior to City Council meetings. It is also available in digital format.

City Manager/City Clerk
Steve Franks

17855 Santiago Boulevard
Villa Park, California 92861

Phone: (714) 998 – 1500
Fax: (714) 998 – 1508