December WAKE UP! Newport – Newport Beach City Manager Update


Date(s) - 12/01/2016
7:15 am - 8:30 am


Newport Beach Public Library (Friends Room)
1000 Avocado Ave.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
December WAKE UP! Newport - Newport Beach City Manager Update

Newport Beach City Manager Dave Kiff will provide an update on the City of Newport Beach

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This event is free to the public, but please make reservations so we can plan for food and seating.

Featuring Guest Speaker
Dave Kiff
City Manager
City of Newport Beach

Dave has been City Manager of Newport Beach since September 2009. He has been with Newport Beach since January 1998. Newport Beach is a community of 85,000 residents, with nearly 100,000 visitors per day in the summer. The City has a budget of about $260 million annually, with about 730 full-time employees. Newport Beach is a charter city with its own police department, fire/EMS and ocean lifeguards, libraries, recreation and senior services, oil wells, water and wastewater, engineering and more. Dave previously worked for the City of Orange, the Orange County Board of Supervisors, and the California State Legislature.

In the early 1990s, he was a staffer to the Senate Local Government Committee under the direction of its chair, Marian Bergeson. Dave considers himself well-versed in water quality, group homes, fire rings, budgets, outsourcing battles, pension reform, the Coastal Commission, fights over trees and views, and harbors. He serves on the Orange County Commission to End Homelessness as one of two representatives from cities. Dave has a Masters of Government Administration from U Penn and a degree in Business Administration from Sacramento State. Dave grew up in Healdsburg in Sonoma County but has resided in Orange County since 1995.

Event Registration

Bookings are now closed for this event. Please call the Chamber at 949-729-4400 for possible availability.