About City Administration


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From Left to Right: Miriam Limon, Ricky Rinehart, Laurie Neinast, Greg Wilkinson, Aaron Morales, Dave Nash, Erica Ruiz, Justin Lewis, Perlita Wicks, Czarina Gallegos, Alexis Duron, Kathy Moon, Benisa Lucas, Lucy Valencia, Rick Power and Arlyn Galaviz.

The City Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the city organization and is appointed by the Mayor and Council to serve in that capacity. The City Administrator oversees the operations of the city organization and its 800-plus full time staff.

As chief administrative officer, he is charged with everything the City does for the citizens of this community. All employees serve under the direction of the City Administrator and he implements the policies and directions adopted by the City Council.

City Administration encompasses several divisions:

  • The City Clerk's Office manages and stores all official records of the City of Yuma. The City Clerk conducts all elections of the City.
  • Media and Public Affairs exists to provide information to citizens of Yuma and the various regional/national media outlets about City and community initiatives, projects and events.
  • The focus of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area is to conserve and enhance the natural, cultural and historic resources of our community.
  • The Facilities Maintenance Division is responsible for the 150,000 square foot City Hall building and the maintenance of Public Works, Yuma Police Department and Municipal Court House.