The City of Industry maintains a Council-Manager form of government. This is a list of operating departments and programs in the City Organization.
Click the name of a department below to see more information about it.Administrative Office
Paul Philips, City Manager
15625 EAST STAFFORD STREET #100
CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA 91744
Ph: (626) 333-2211 | Fx: (626) 961-6795
Hours 9am-5pm Monday - Friday
The City of Industry, a Charter City, is governed by a City Council which elects a Mayor from among its members. The City has adopted the Council-Manager form of government under which the City Council may appoint a City Manager who is responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations of the City and allied agencies and carrying out policies set by the Council. The City Council has appointed Paul Philips as City Manager.
James M. Casso, City Attorney
Phone: (626) 333-2211
Bianca Sparks, Assistant City Attorney
Phone: (626) 333-2211
The City Attorney's Office provides legal support to the City Council, City Manager, Boards & Commissions, and City Departments in all matters of law relating to the operations of the City.
The City Attorney serves The City of Industry as the chief legal advisor and misdemeanor prosecutor. Dedicated to a philosophy of proactive and early intervention lawyering. The City Attorney provides legal guidance and support for elected City officials, City departments, and boards and commissions; represents the City before judicial and administrative bodies in Civil proceedings; and prosecutes misdemeanor crimes.
The City Attorney and the Assistant City Attorney provide legal guidance and support to the Mayor, City Council, Council committees, City Manager, and City departments. The City Attorney and the Assistant City Attorney lead the office and manage the staff.
The Civil Division:
The Civil Division provides ongoing legal guidance and support to the Mayor, City Council, City Clerk, City Auditor and Comptroller, City departments, Council committees, Planning Commission, Housing Authority, and Redevelopment Agency. The Civil Division includes Employment and Safety Services, Public Works, Real Property, Trial and Public Policy units. Civil Division deputies advise on matters such as managing the City workforce; acquiring, using and regulating City lands; and financing and constructing the City's multi-million dollar public works projects. Staff is dedicated to handling disputes from the early stages through trials and appeals in a proactive, efficient, and effective manner.
The Criminal Division prosecutes misdemeanors committed within the City of Industry. Prosecutors in the Screening and Arraignment, Neighborhood Prosecutions, Trial and Appellate Units handle the majority of the cases reviewed each year. The Criminal Division ensures that people who break the law receive appropriate punishment and rehabilitation.
Diane Schlichting, Chief Deputy City Clerk
To maintain the integrity of the legislative process in the City of Industry and ensure an informed citizenry by providing administrative and technical support to the City Council; conducting their legislative meetings; disseminating information concerning legislative decisions and policy issues; protecting and preserving official City records; administering municipal elections; the registration and reporting of municipal lobbyists; and the filing of campaign and economic interests disclosure as required by the Political Reform Act.
For further information regarding applications and fees, contact Engineering Department.
Division provides Management, Fiscal Support Services and Contract Processing. The Management section provides the overall planning, direction and coordination of the operation programs.
The Fiscal Support Services section maintains fiscal control; coordinates preparation of the Departmental program budget; conducts special studies and analyses of administrative and fiscal practices; develops, coordinates and carries out departmentside programs; and provides Departmental personnel coordination and payroll support.
The Contract Processing section assists project managers in developing a contract package by providing specification standards and City policy direction; distributing and monitoring Citywide plan checks; and reviewing Requests for Council Action, City Manager Action and Manager Approval for accuracy and completeness and processing them for approval, advertising and award.
The Field Engineering Division provides construction management, survey support, and materials testing for City Capital Improvements Program projects. This includes services to all public and private bridge developments; public buildings such as fire stations, police stations, libraries, recreation facilities and parks; and public streets such as storm drains, sidewalks, curbs and gutters, traffic signals, street lights, and vehicular, bike and pedestrian projects.
The Construction Inspection Program provides construction management, administration and inspection services during construction of City and private contracts. The goal of this program is to ensure that the specified standards and qualities for all improvements are met with thorough and consistent inspection services.
The Materials Lab Program provides laboratory, field and manufacturing plant tests to ensure the adequacy and standards of all materials used during construction are maintained. The Land Survey Program conducts precise land, aerial, hydrographic, topographic and construction surveys upon which the construction projects are based.
The Field Engineering - Water/Wastewater section provides Wastewater -Facilities Construction Management and Inspection and Water - Facilities Construction Management and Inspection. These programs provide construction management, administration and inspection services during construction of City wastewater and water facilities. The goal of these programs is to ensure that the specified standards and qualities for all wastewater and water facilities are met with thorough and consistent inspection services.
Public Buildings and Parks:
The Public Buildings and Parks Division provides project management including consultant selection, design, environmental review, construction and closeout phases.
The Major Buildings Program provides project management for public building projects such as libraries, fire stations, police stations, and community service centers. Project management includes moving these projects through initiation, consultant selection, design, environmental review, contract processing, construction and closeout.
The Park Facilities Program provides project management for all park facility projects. Project management includes moving these projects through initiation, consultant selection, design, environmental review, contract processing, construction and closeout.
The Project Management Support Program provides the Job Order Contract (JOC) and Primavera system support for the Department and additional project management.
The Americans with Disabilities Act/Title 24 Compliance Program provides detailed reviews of Capital Improvements Program projects for compliance with the federal and State accessibility regulations.
Phyllis Tucker, City Treasurer
For questions, call (626) 333-2211
Responsible for all investments for surplus and bond monies and paperwork associated with all entities, including: City of Industry, Industry Urban Development Agency, and Civic-Recreational-Industrial Authority.
- Verification of principal and interest extension computations and recording an entry for each transaction.
- Assist on Arbitrage calculations to meet Government Regulations.
- Monitor and enter into all repurchase Agreements with various banks in New York.
- Also, check statements from Custodial banks, that the Providers are maintaining sufficient amount of Securities to meet the required collateral needed.
- Send all wires and have funds available to meet Bond & Lease payments to Fiscal Agent.
- Verify that funds have been received when Bond Holders claim payment on unpaid Bonds and Coupons.
- Attend Bond closings and execute proper documents and invest proceeds from Bond sales.
- Breakdown of Property Tax and Debt Service monies received monthly from the County of Los Angeles.
- Preparations of checks and invest proceeds from Bond sales.
- Calculate and record breakdown of interest earned from investments with State of California for each account.
- Preparation of Statement of Investment Policy for Legislative body's approval.
- Also, prepare investment reports with current market value for all entities.
- Sign checks and review registers for each entity.
- Monitor and reconcile bank statements for all savings accounts.
- Prepare checks, monitor bank statements for various checking accounts.
- Bank deposits and take care of any discrepancies with banks.
- Have funds available to meet expenditures for all registers.
- Available funds November 1st of each year from Industry Urban Development Agency - Project #1, #2 and #3 Surplus.
- Accounts to make payments due City of Industry from Industry Urban Development
- Agency, Civic-Recreational-Industrial-Redevelopment Projects #1, #2, #3, 1995
- Subordinate Tax Allocation ref. Bonds.
The Finance Department is responsible for the administration of the City's fiscal condition, services and resources. Major service systems include financial reporting, budgeting, accounting, payroll benefit management and utility billing.
The significant department tasks are as follows: preparing annual and periodic financial reports and analyses; preparation of the annual budget; annual audit; controlling expenditures for budgetary accounts; maintaining internal control over financial transactions and resources.
15625 East Stafford Street #100,
City of Industry, CA 91744
Phone: (626) 333-2211
Fax: (626) 961-6795
Planning Department Overview:
The function of the planning department is to promote and enhance the well-being of visitors, property owners, and businesses of the City of Industry. The department accomplishes its mission through programs that encourage high quality development as well as maintenance and revitalization of existing neighborhoods.
While the General Plan's function is to guide the overall form of the City, specific development standards are contained in the Zoning Code. The Zoning Code regulates size and height of buildings as well as specific types of uses permitted in the various zoning districts within the City. The Zoning code also establishes the procedures for development approvals.
Services We Provide:
- Helping you understand and navigate the various local, state, and federal development and environmental requirements
- Maintaining and enforcing City standards
- Helping you open a new business and obtain the necessary licenses
- Helping you to expand your business and/or undertake new development
- Helping you to subdivide your land
- Development Standards including setbacks, height restrictions, lot coverage, landscape requirements, etc.
- Parking Standards
- Flood Zone
- Status updates for new projects in Industry
- Procedures including steps in the review process, public hearings, and submittal requirements
- Zoning Information
- Uses allowed on your property
- Sign requirements and approval process
- Temporary and special event review and approvals
Roger Flores, City Investigator
Kevin Radecki, Executive Director
Industry Urban-Development Agency