Provide continuous evaluation of cost-saving measures.
Provide enhanced service and more direct access for City officials and employees.
Continue to look for opportunities to expand expertise and reduce outside legal counsel expenses.
Continue to look for opportunities to work with other departments to provide enhanced service, in-depth updates, and improvements to their policies and procedures.
Develop and retain high quality professional staff dedicated to the department’s mission statement.
Promote a tenacious yet fair and professional reputation in on-going advocacy for the City in order to best protect City resources and safeguard community interests.
Continue to effectively defend City resources, create efficiencies and increase cost-savings and subrogation (cost recovery) efforts.
Work with Community Development on the General Plan update.
Implement an annual inventory, including a photo database, of all cell site locations to better monitor current licensee equipment and proposed modifications to cell site facilities.
Work with Public Works & Finance to update the City’s Development Impact Fees.
Work with IT and Finance to explore the possibility of providing the ability for the community to purchase special events insurance online.
Continue to evaluate/implement ways to cost-effectively provide quality medical care to injured employees, in order to facilitate their recovery to pre-injury status and return to work as soon as reasonably possible.
Work with our new Workers’ Compensation third-party administrator and various unbundled managed care program services providers, focusing on cost savings and increased customer service and responsiveness to the needs of injured employees.
Reduce Workers’ Compensation claims litigation with help of new third-party administrator.
Continue to work with various departments on policy and procedures for industrial disability retirement process in accordance with CalPERS requirements.
Work to revise and update the Risk Management Policy.
Work with the Purchasing Division to create a user-friendly work flow for insurance and contract requests
Work with Purchasing Division to update bidding and proposal documents and agreements to incorporate changes in the law.