The City of Walnut is a general law city incorporated on January 4, 1959. It is governed by the city council/city manager form of government. A five-member city council is elected by the residents, and a mayor is elected by the council to serve a twelve-month term. A city manager is appointed by the council to oversee the daily activities of the city.
Under the direction of the City Manager, the City Manager's Office is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administrative activities of the City. Specifically, the City Clerk, Human Resources, Risk Management, Public Information, Cable Channels, Marketing, Economic Development, and Public Safety functions all fall under the City Manager's Office.
Also under the direction of the City Manager, the Community Development Services Department encompasses Building and Planning, the Community Services Department oversees Parks and Recreation as well as Public Works, and the Finance Department manages the City’s budget and Purchasing.
City of Walnut Organizational Chart
For more information regarding the City Manager's office, call (909) 595-7543 extension 300.