City Manager, Regan M. Candelario

Photo of City Manager Regan Candelario at Novato's 2017 State of the City AddressThe City Manager oversees the management and operations of all City departments and services.

In a Council-Manager form of government, the City Council sets policy and City Manager manages the day-to-day administration of City government which includes:

  • assisting the City Council in establishing Citywide goals and policies and ensures that Council directions are implemented;
  • providing information to the community on City programs, services, activities and community issues;    
  • coordinates with other local and regional agencies in order to promote and protect the interests of the City and ensure the efficient delivery of services to the community;        
  • promotes the economic vitality of the community through economic development and redevelopment efforts;
  • and provides special administrative attention, oversight and tracking to ensure critical milestones are met on Council priorities.

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Assistant City Manager, Peggy Flynn
Central Administration

Photo of Novato Assistant City Manager Peggy Flynn

The Central Administration Assistant City Manager oversees Public Engagement and Communications, Economic Development, City Clerk's Office, Hamilton Base Reuse and the Sustainability Program. Other duties include:

  • administration and coordination of Department programs, services and activities;
  • high level administrative duties, including legislative analysis, internal organizational issues, and representing the City on outside committees;
  • research, implement and maintain projects of special nature that have citywide significance;
  • and serve as Acting City Manager when assigned.


Assistant City Manager, Michael Antwine

Administrative Services and Parks, Recreation & Community Services 

Photo of Assistant City Manager Michael AntwineThe Administrative Services and Parks, Recreation & Community Services Assistant City Manager oversees Human Resources, Risk Management, Information Technology, Finance, Recreation Programs and Childcare, Community Services, Parks & Recreation Capital Projects, and Special Events. Other duties include:

  • administration and coordination of Department programs, services and activities;
  • high level administrative duties, including legislative analysis, internal organizational issues, and representing the City on outside committees;
  • research, implement and maintain projects of special nature that have citywide significance;
  • and serve as Acting City Manager when assigned.

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