Nyland Named Interim City Manager
The Tigard City Council has selected Assistant City Manager Kathy Nyland to serve as the Interim City Manager. Nyland joined the city in April 2019 with strong experience in local government and community engagement. She has been recognized nationally for her work. Kathy began serving in the role on October 17, 2020. Police Chief Kathy McAlpine will be stepping in as Interim Assistant City Manager. Chief McAlpine will continue her duties as the Police Department’s chief through this transition.
- The recruitment notice for the next city manager position is available.
- You can follow the process on the City Manager Recruitment page.
Interim City Manager
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Executive Assistant to the City Manager and Mayor
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The City Manager’s office is staffed by the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Senior Management Analyst, and Executive Assistant to the City Manager and Mayor. The office manages the city's business and implements the City Council's plans and orders.
The city manager is appointed by the mayor with the consent of the City Council. The Tigard Municipal Code establishes the following duties for the city manager:
- Exercise control and supervision of all activities, departments and offices, except the office of municipal judge and the office of city attorney.
- Serve the chief budget and fiscal officer of the city and shall perform the functions of budget officer as prescribed by the Local Budget Law of Oregon.
- Prepare and submit to the mayor and council financial and activity reports.
- Coordinate the work of all City departments and employees.
- Making recommendations to the Council on legislation, financial programs, capital improvements, policies, services, and other matters as requested.
- Serve as the chief purchasing and business agent.
- Make available to the public usual and customary information concerning the operations of the city government.