The Administration Department is responsible for executing the policies adopted by the City Council and for the general management of the City. The Administration Department is responsible for personnel, compensation and benefits administration, labor relations, communications, Information Technology, policy research and implementation.
The Administration Department consists of the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, City Clerk, Deputy Clerk, IT Operations Manager, IT Administrator, two IT Technicians and Office Assistant.
The Department of Community Assets and Development (DCAD) provides unique efficiencies to the City of New Brighton by combining Engineering, Community/Economic Development, Planning, and Public Works under a single department umbrella. Together, DCAD staff oversees physical development in the City (planning, permitting, and building), infrastructure maintenance, code enforcement, recycling services, plowing, and building inspections.
The Finance Department provides vital support services for the City including processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and utility billing. They also manage the investment of City funds and operate the License Bureau.
Finance also plays a key role in completing the City’s Annual Budget and its Capital Improvement Plan, coordinates the Annual Municipal Audit, and completes the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The Finance Department has received a National Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting since 1992.
Located at New Brighton City Hall in the newly renovated lower level, the License Bureau is open six days a week. We provide a wide range of DMV and DNR services along with a full range of Driver’s License services such as address changes, replacements, and now we can do renewals as well!
The New Brighton Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to delivering parks and recreation services that improve the quality of life in New Brighton and the surrounding community. We offer enrichment programs, social opportunities and instructional classes for all ages.
The New Brighton Department of Public Safety is an all hazards agency dedicated to protecting, serving, and educating in partnership with the community. The New Brighton Public Safety Department oversees the police, fire, and emergency management functions of the City in a single department. Many staff of the Public Safety Department are cross trained in a variety of service areas to ensure we provide the highest quality service in a timely and cost effective manner.