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PHONE (530) 346-2313
FAX (530) 346-6214

PO Box 702
Colfax, CA 95713

33 South Main St
Colfax, CA 95713

City Administration

The City of Colfax has operated under the Council-Manager form of government since incorporation in 1910. This system combines the strength of an elected City Council with a professional manager and staff.

The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to oversee the day-to-day operations of the City.  The City Manager is responsible for:

  • Making recommendations to the Council, which the Council may accept, reject, or modify,
  • Implementing any action taken by the Council,
  • Making budget recommendations to the City Council,
  • Overseeing all City departments directors and division managers, who supervise the City’s employees,
  • Communicating with the public to inform, engage, educate, and interact with the people the City government serves,
  • Interacting with regional partners – other government agencies and private organizations – for coordinating shared resources,
  • Ensuring the laws of the State pertaining to the City and the ordinances of the City are enforced.