Photo of City Manager Allan Roeder
Allan L. Roeder,
Interim City Manager
The mission of the City Manager's Office is to assist the City Council in establishing community goals and policies and provide leadership and direction in the administration of all City Departments and services.

The City Manager's Office is responsible for implementing the decisions of the Garden Grove City Council and coordinating those efforts through the various departments.

The City Manager's Office includes legislative support, policy implementation, budget development, strategic planning, liaison, and ombudsman services to community constituencies and legal service functions of the City.

Additionally, the office manages the City Council meeting agenda, elections, and public records. The office also monitors and responds to federal and state legislative issues, and represents the City's interests throughout the region and beyond. The City Clerk function is structured within the City Manager's Office.