City Manager's Office
Administrative Services Offices
7:30 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday
The City Manager oversees the operations of all City departments and is responsible for the management of all governmental operations. City Manager Shawn Hamilton
receives direction from and provides recommendations to the Mayor and City Council.
The Administrative Services Department is under the direction of the City Manager.
The following are the divisions of the Administrative Services Department:
The City Attorney advises the City Council, City Manager and staff on all matters pertaining to the legal affairs of the City. The City Attorney also prepares legal documents, City ordinances, and contracts.
Community Preservation and Development provides overall program administration and coordination for all long range community planning, zoning and land use, building and construction activities, and environmental health and nuisance control programs.
Economic Development promotes economic development in the business community by encouraging business retention and business attraction which should result in increased property tax and sales tax revenue, lower unemployment rates, and a stable economic base.
Human Resources hires well qualified employees and establishes policies and procedures that encourage employees to maximize their contributions to the achievement of city objectives.
Information Technology coordinates the operation of the city wide computer systems, manages and administers the City-wide area network, and provides training and support for these systems.
keeps citizens informed about current City issues and projects; produces the City newsletter, The Spokesman;
maintains the City Internet home page (www.parkridge.us
) and prepares other types of communications as needed.