The City Manager is appointed by the City Council. The City Manager serves as the City’s administrative leader and directs the activities of all appointed City employees. The City Manager is responsible for coordinating the administrative functions of the City and advances the policies, orders, and instructions of the City Council in the efficient and effective operation of the City.
Jeff Boynton serves as La Mirada’s City Manager. He was originally employed by the City of La Mirada in 2001. Prior to his appointment as City Manager in September 2013, he served the City in various capacities including Deputy City Manager, Assistant to the City Manager, and Administrative Analyst. Earlier in his career in municipal government, Mr. Boynton held positions with the cities of Cypress and Lakewood.
Mr. Boynton has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Finance concentration and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration. Both degrees were earned from California State University, Fullerton.