Department Overview
The City Manager’s Office, under the leadership of the City Manager, coordinates the activities of the City’s Departments to ensure that City services are performed to the highest standard in accordance with the City Council policies. The City Manager directs administrative operations; appoints the City’s executive directors; advises the City Council on matters of policies impacting the Lynwood community and accountable to the City Council for the performance of all administrative departments. The City Manager is responsible for the submission of the City’s budget to ensure that it is balanced, accountable, and improves the quality of life of the Lynwood residents.

Mission Statement:
To maintain an organizational culture that fosters hard work, professionalism, and service. The City Manager’s Office will direct all City Departments to serve the citizens of Lynwood and provide excellent service in an ethical, responsive, and cost-effective manner. The staff in the City Manager’s Office shall perform his or her duties with respect and accountability to maximize the level of trust and productivity between the organization, the Council, and the citizens.

Contact Information

Sarah Withers, City Manager

(310) 603-0220, ext. 200
swithers@lynwood.ca.us