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The city of Walnut Creek is run by a city manager/council form of government. Each of the city council members is elected at-large and serves four-year staggered terms in office. The council sets policy, approves budgets and enacts local ordinances.

- The two-year budget is adopted every spring in even-numbered years

- Walnut Creek was the first city in the nation to adopt two-year fiscal budget beginning in 1978


City Leadership

Cindy Silva

Mayor Pro Tem
Bob Simmons

City Council Members
Kristina Lawson
Kish Rajan
Cindy Silva
Bob Simmons
Gary Skrel

City Manager
Ken Nordhoff

Top Employers in Walnut Creek

- Bay Area News Group

- California State Automobile Association

- City of Walnut Creek

- Fresenius USA, Inc.

- John Muir Health

- Kaiser Permanente

- Macy’s

- Nordstrom

- The PMI Group, Inc.

- Safeway

- Traveler’s Property Casualty Corporation

- U.S. Postal Service

- Walnut Creek School District

Source: Hoovers

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