City Manager's Office
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.
The City Manager writes a bi-weekly column for the Fort Bragg Advocate News that provides up-to-date information about what's going on within City government. The column is published in the newspaper on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month and can be viewed in the "City Notes" link on this page or by clicking here.