The City Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the City of Soledad and as Executive Director of the Soledad Successor Agency of the Former Redevelopment Agency.  Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager is responsible for the overall administration of all City government departments and oversees the enforcement of all pertinent State/Federal laws and municipal ordinances. The City Manager is responsible for all city operations including Human Resources and the City Clerk functions. The City Manager serves as the City Clerk of the City.  The City Manager oversees the preparation of the budget and is responsible for the administration of the budget once adopted by the City Council.

Performance Objectives

  • Prepare and submit the annual municipal budget by or before June 30 of each year
  • Develop and implement the City’s Strategic Work Plan each year
  • Implement economic development strategies
  • Keep the City Council informed on the fiscal conditions of the City of Soledad
  • Continuous evaluation of efficiencies and effectiveness

City Manager Recruitment

The City of Soledad is now accepting applications for the City Manager position. The City of Soledad is seeking a motivated, confident, and inspiring leader who can work with the City Council, staff, and key stakeholders to achieve economic growth and improve the quality of life for the community. The successful candidate will have well-rounded skills in all facets of public sector governance including economic development, housing, and policy implementation and oversight. To know more, click on the following link:

Meet our Interim City Manager

Ed Tewes will serve as Interim City Manager pending the appointment of a new City Manager expected in April/May.  Ed has over 40 years of experience in city government, working in different regions of the State including Southern California, the Central Valley and the San Francisco Bay area.  After retiring as City Manager in Morgan Hill, he has served as an interim city manager in several cities providing support to the City Council and administrative leadership to the organization.

Staff Directory

Edward TewesInterim City ManagerEmail831-223-5043
Darlene NoriegaExecutive Assistant to the City ManagerEmail831-223-5014

If you’d like to schedule a meeting with the City Manager, please contact his assistant at the information above.

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