The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and is directly responsible to that body. The City Manager serves as department head for the Management Services Department.   He/she is responsible for the efficient direction of all departments and the administrative affairs of the City. 

The Management Services Department provides staff support to the City Council. It also coordinates economic development and business attraction efforts of the City.

Donald E. Penman
Interim City Manager
dpenman@templecity.us, (626) 285-2171