City Manager's Office

The City Manager serves as the professional administrator of the City and is responsible for coordinating all day-to-day operations and administration. Duties include personnel and labor relations, the preparation and administration of the City budget, inter-governmental relations and organizing and implementing the City Council's policies. The City Manager is hired by the City Council and serves as the Council's chief advisor.

The City Manager appoints a professional staff to help manage the organization. The City's Executive Management team includes:
Mike McCarthy

Interim City Manager
Mike McCarthy

Contact Our Office

City Manager's Office
City Hall
580 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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Mike McCarthy
City Manager
(831) 646-3760

Hans Uslar
Assistant City Manager
(831) 646-3462

Nancy Rose
Executive Assistant
(831) 646-3760

Ryann Williams
Administrative Assistant I
(831) 646-3760

Anne McGrath
Communications Manager
(831) 646-5692

Laurie Huelga
Communications Assistant
(831) 242-8750

Eric Palmer
Media Assistant
(831) 242-8719

The City Manager's Office is responsible for the following:
  • organizing and implementing Council policies
  • preparing and administering the City budget
  • inter-governmental relations
  • personnel and labor relations
The City Manager's Office provides administrative support to the Mayor and City Council.

Contact: Nancy Rose, Executive Assistant
Voice: (831) 646-3760;
Fax: (831) 646-3793
Email: suggest@monterey.org
Mailing: 580 Pacific St., City Hall, Monterey, CA 93940

Contact: Hans Uslar, Assistant City Manager
Email: uslar@monterey.org

Voice: (831) 646-3760
Fax: (831) 646-3793

The Communications and Outreach Office provides strategic communications, community engagement programs and media relations for the City of Monterey. The office manages the City's website, government access TV station, social media sites, and emergency radio station. Staff produce online newsletters, community surveys, videos, and serve as the Public Information Office in the event of an emergency.

Contact: Anne McGrath, Communications & Outreach Manager
Email: mcgrath@monterey.org
Voice: (831) 646-5692
Fax: (831) 646-3793