City Manager

Rosemead City Hall

City Manager
The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to serve as the City's chief executive officer.  The City Manager recommends policy actions and implements City Council policy direction and decisions through various City Departments.  The City Manager is also responsible for providing overall project supervision, promoting economic stability through business development and retention, and promoting organizational stability through financial and human resources management.


  • Serves as the City Council-appointed "chief executive officer" (CEO) to carry out policies under the council's direction to ensure that the entire community is being served.
  • Serves as the City Council's chief advisor, directing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of all eight city departments and staff.
  • Prepares the city's annual budget with the assistance of the Executive Team.
  • Provides the council and citizens with complete and objective information, pros and cons, alternatives, and long-term consequences pertaining to various issues.
  • Works to enhance quality of life for Rosemead residents through better housing and recreational opportunities, community events, and the creation of a diversified and sustained economic base.
  • Oversees development of the Strategic Plan which provides the overall framework for translating broad community values and expectations into specific strategies for managing growth and enhancing the community's quality of life.
  • Enforces city laws and ordinances.
  • Implements policies, directives and makes recommendations to the Rosemead City Council.
  • Represents the city with respect to legislative actions, environmental issues, emergency management, and interactions with other governmental entities.

Ben Kim
Ben Kim

City Manager

(626) 569-2100
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City Hall
8838 E. Valley Blvd.
Rosemead, CA 91770

Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.