Long Beach Pat West
City Manager Patrick H. West today named Kathryn McDermott, a highly qualified executive with more than 30 years of experience in business development and real estate, as Interim Director of Economic and Property Development.
On Monday, Mayor Robert Garcia and City Manager Patrick H. West presented the City of Long Beach’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2017 Budget. The $2.6 billion budget benefits from $35.6 million in revenue generated by Measure A for public safety and infrastructure.
Newly appointed Director of Human Resources Alejandrina “Alex” Basquez
Today City Manager Pat West named Alejandrina “Alex” Basquez, as the City’s Human Resources Director. Ms. Basquez brings 26 years of professional experience in the public sector.
From filling 35,000 potholes and restoring 55 lane miles of streets, to fulfilling 19,000 “Go Long Beach” smartphone application requests and being named a Top 10 “Digital City” in America, for the fourth consecutive year, the City of Long Beach had an extremely productive year in 2014.
Bryant L. Francis Appointed Director of Long Beach Airport
City Manager Pat West today named Bryant L. Francis, C.M., an aviation expert with over 18 years of industry experience, as Director of Long Beach Airport (LGB). Mr.
Deputy Chief Robert Luna to be sworn in as Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach
On Saturday November 22, 2014, Robert G. Luna will be sworn in as the 26th Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach. Members of the public are invited to attend the free ceremony, which will begin at 12:00 pm in the Long Beach Arena Lobby.
Deputy Chief Robert Luna selected to succeed Jim McDonnell as LBPD Chief
City Manager Pat West announced today that Robert G. Luna will be the next Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach. Most recently serving as Deputy Chief of Police, Chief Luna has 29 years of experience with the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).
Deputy City Manager Reggie Harrison
City Manager Pat West announced today that Deputy City Manager Reggie Harrison has been promoted to Director of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications. Mr. Harrison will become the first permanent director of the new department responsible for disaster preparedness, Homeland Security grant coordination, and the consolidation and oversight of the City’s Emergency Communications functions.
Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach
City Manager Pat West today announced the process for selecting a new Police Chief, should a vacancy occur as a result of the November 4, 2014 election.