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Jason Behrmann, City Manager

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Jason has worked for the City of Elk Grove since 2015. Prior to his appointment as City Manager, he was the Assistant City Manager responsible for overseeing the Public Works and Development Services Departments for the City. He led the effort to develop the City’s Civic Center campus, a 52 acre site that is currently under construction and includes a state of the art Aquatic Center, Community Center including a Senior Center and Veterans Memorial Hall, Commons area with activity and event space, nature area and other future facilities and amenities. Prior to Elk Grove, Jason worked for the City of Galt for over 10 years, including nearly six as City Manager. Jason has worked in local government for over 20 years, having also worked for the cities of Bloomington, IN., San Luis Obispo, CA. and Dublin, CA. Jason has a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from Indiana University and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University. Jason is a Credentialed Manager through the International City/County Management Association.

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City Programs and Services

City Programs and Services managed by the City Manager’s Office include:

  • Public Information
  • Economic Development
  • Human Resources
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Office of Management and Budget
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In addition to these programs and services, the City Manager’s Office also provides administrative support to the Mayor and City Council and responds to citizen and business requests for resolution of City service related issues.

The City of Elk Grove supports the League of California Cities and International City/County Management Association (ICMA) legislative proposals and best practices guidelines that promote greater transparency on compensation of officials in state and local government.

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