City Manager's Office
The City of Fort Bragg has a Council-Manager form of government whereby a five-member elected City Council establishes key City goals, policies and priorities and the City Manager is responsible for ensuring implementation of the Council's priorities and for providing sound and effective management of the City. The City Manager's Office works with all other departments in the City to support the delivery of quality public services; an efficient, responsive and accountable government; community health and safety; fiscal stability; economic vitality; quality of life; and citizen involvement.
The City Manager's Office provides professional leadership and direction in the implementation of City Council policy objectives and administration of City services and programs.
Tabatha Miller joined the City, as City Manager, in March 2018. She brings with her more than 18 years of municipal government experience. In addition to her public sector experience, Tabatha practiced law for several years in Washington State and worked for a startup legal tech company in Bellevue, Washington. She currently holds an inactive Washington State Bar license. Most recently, Tabatha worked as the Administrative Services Director for Lake Havasu City, Arizona. There she oversaw the Finance, Budgeting, Customer Service (Utility Billing), Information Technology and Administrative functions. Tabatha’s work history also includes serving as the Financial Services Director for Sedona, Arizona, the Finance Director for the Alderwood Water and Wastewater District in Washington State, and the Administrative Services Director for the City of Aspen, Colorado.
Tabatha is a Certified Public Accountant with experience implementing priority-based budgeting, zero-based budgeting, cost allocation plans, water and sewer rate studies and cost reduction plans in response to the Great Recession. She also has significant experience with citizen task forces and other volunteer advisory groups.
Tabatha has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and a J.D. from Gonzaga Law School in Spokane, Washington.
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