FORA.tv Speaker - Rick Cole

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Biography

Rick Cole oversees 10 departments and responsible for city budgets of more than $7 billion as Deputy Mayor for Budget and Innovations for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. For fifteen years, he was a city manager in two Southern California cities, Ventura and Azusa, recognized as one of America’s Public Officials of the Year by Governing Magazine and winning awards for municipal management excellence from the American Society of Public Administrators and the Municipal Management Association of Southern California. He served 12 years on the Pasadena City Council and was Mayor when Pasadena adopted their landmark General Plan, an early model for smart growth. Called “one of Southern California’s most visionary planning thinkers” by the Los Angeles Times, he has been an active leader in the International City Managers Association and the City Managers Department of the League of California Cities.

2 Programs

Why Evidence Matters in Government

09.30.14 | 01:06:45 min | 0 comments