23 Russell Blvd. (City Hall) (At B Street)
(530)757-5602 (City Manager's Office)

The municipal government for Davis. The bureaucratic infrastructure of the city is run by the city manager and his staff, and it and city services are governed by the City Council. See City Services for a better idea about what they do. Our city has numerous Sister Cities around the world.

Michael Webb has served as City Manager since December 2017. Previously, Dirk Brazil was hired as City Manager in 2014.  Former CM, John Meyer, conducted an organizational review and filed this report http://city-managers-office.cityofdavis.org/Media/CityManagersOffice/Documents/PDF/CMO/Press-Releases/City-of-Davis-Meyer-Report-Final.pdf April 27, 2015. 

The University of California, Davis is not incorporated into the City of Davis, which means that Freshmen and those who live in On-Campus Housing are not eligible to vote in city elections. There is often conflict between the City and the University about the direction of Davis, especially in terms of the growth rate. However, the City must adjust as the University continues to expand in the coming years.

The city is a part of the Sacramento Area Council of Governments.

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The city was incorporated on March 28, 1917 after a fire devastated the town, highlighting the need for municipal services such as a Fire Department.

City Officials

City Council Members

Also see City Council

City Manager

23 Russell Blvd., Suite 1

Phone: 530-757-5602

Email: (cmoweb@cityofdavis.org)

City Clerk

City Attorney


City of Davis Website - Departments

23 Russell Blvd., Suite 2

Phone: 530-757-5610

Email: PBWeb@cityofdavis.org

23 Russell Blvd., Suite 5

Phone: 530-757-5626

Email: CSWeb@cityofdavis.org

23 Russell Blvd., Suite 3

Phone: 530-757-5651

Email: FinanceWeb@cityofdavis.org


Business: 530-757-5684

Email: FireWeb@cityofdavis.org

1818 5th St.

Phone: 530-757-5656

Email: PGSWeb@cityofdavis.org


Non-Emergency: 530-747-5400

Email: PoliceWeb@cityofdavis.org

1717 Fifth Street

Phone: 530-757-5686

Email: PWWeb@cityofdavis.org


City Commissions prepare recommendations for the City Council.

Temporary Committees


Awards given by the City