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Hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday Russ VanGompel 
Russell Van Gompel

City Manager


Location Third Floor, City Hall, 203 South Farwell St.
Telephone (715) 839-4902
Fax (715) 839-6177
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Russell Van Gompel, City Manager
Cathy Marohl, Executive Assistant
Linda DesForge, Media/Communications Specialist

The City of Eau Claire has a Council - Manager form of government. The Council is responsible for all legislative actions, determining community needs, establishing priorities and policies, adopting an annual budget and hiring the City Manager.

The City Manager directs the operations of the City to accomplish the goals and objectives set by the Council. The Manager is responsible for carrying out the directives of the City Council and for the hiring and managing of the City staff.

To find out more about the duties and responsibilities of a City Manager, please watch this short video.  

Strategic Plan 2015-2018

Major Accomplishments Report 2014

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