City of Pacifica City Manager 170 Santa Maria Ave, Pacifica, CA94044 The Pacifica City Manager is the chief executive in town and advises the city council on planning and financial policy.…More He or she reports to the council and is responsible for implementing all laws, policies and ordinances created by the council, including the management of city facilities and preparation and balancing of the budget. Stephen A. Rhodes, the current city manager, is a career government executive. He managed two Oregon cities, Tualatin and Demascus, before he was appointed by the Pacifica City Council in 2007. Rhodes coordinates all city departments and municipal services through appointed department directors, who supervise the departments that administer the city's services to the public.
City of Pacifica Finance Department 170 Santa Maria Ave, Pacifica, CA94044 The City of Pacifica's Finance Department handles accounting tasks for other city departments, is home to the Management…More Information Systems Division which supervises private industry bidding on city projects and manages business license registration. Overall, the Finance Department's goal is to provide financial services for the city council, departments, manager and the public in such a way that maximizes the utility of city resources and betters the community.
City Attorney Cecilia Quick assists the city in just about everything it does, from delivering services to residents…More to developing land. Quick only works for the city, however, and does not provide services directly to the public. </p>
<p>Beyond representing Pacifica in court, the city attorney attends city council meetings and advises policymakers on legal issues pertaining to running a city.</p>
Pacifica Post Office is located blocks away from Hwy 1 in the city's northernmost area, the Manor District.
<p>P.O. boxes are available for rent at this location, as are passport application services, and customers can purchase packaging and stamps. More information is available on the post office's Web site.</p>
<p>The last daily mail collection at Pacifica Post Office is at 5:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.</p>
North County Fire Authority Station 71 616 Edgemar Ave, Pacifica, CA94044 One of eight North County Fire Authority stations spread throughout Pacifica, Brisbane and Daly City, Station 71 serves…More the north end of the Pacifica and Manor District. It's staffed by a Type I Paramedic Engine Company. It is also the headquarters for the fire authority's West Battalion. Station 71 is one of two fire stations in Pacifica.
The Pacific a Police Department was established when the city was just two years old, in 1959. At the time, just nine…More officers and one chief of police patrolled the area; today, the department has grown to 38 officers and a chief.</p>
<p>Public Information Officer and Captain Fernando Realyvasquez said the Pacifica Police take a "community-oriented" approach to their work, and although they lost funding from the city for a school resource officer, all officers are directed to help at area schools as much as possible.</p>
<p>Although Pacifica doesn't have a high homicide rate, the police force, which operates strictly within the city limits, deals with crimes typically found in larger communities, said Realyvasquez. That's because Daly City and South San Francisco border Pacifica, and its population swells with the movement of people throughout the day. </p>
<p>"There is a little bit of everything [with regard to crime]," he said, including car jacking, domestic violence and property crimes, among other things. </p>
<p>The PPD's website features many informational and action-oriented programs for the public, including an accident report request service, a place to make police reports, information on becoming a reserve officer and applying for a ride-along. </p>
The Senior Services department of the City of Pacifica was founded in 1988 and is a subset of Pacifica's Department…More of Parks, Beaches and Recreation. </p>
<p>The center features a card and game room, a ceramics room with two kilns, a computer lab, a quilting room and a barber shop, open every other Monday, where seniors can get their hair cut by appointment.</p>
<p>Any of the members of Senior Services may also sell crafts, jewelry or clothing they make, in the gift shop. Part of each sale goes to support the center while the rest goes to each seller as commission. </p>
<p>The center also offers a variety of classes, support groups and games to its members, including yoga, aerobics, music, creative writing, grief support groups, jewelry making, stained glass making and bingo. Computer literacy courses are also available for a small fee.</p>
<p>Pacifica's Meals On Wheels program is run through Senior Services. Call the center for more details about volunteering for the program or receiving Meals On Wheels. </p>
<p>In addition to funding received from the city, the center raises money through sales throughout the year, and a standing stock of artwork and antiques for sale in the lobby of Pacifica Community Center, where the center is housed. </p>