Rob Jensen was named Roseville City Manager effective January 1, 2016 by a unanimous vote of the Roseville City Council at its August 19, 2015 City Council meeting. Jensen served as Acting City Manager from June 2015 through December 31, 2015.
"Rob is an outstanding leader who has developed strong relationships with the city staff, the community and the Council”, said Roseville Mayor Carol Garcia. “He’s going to do an excellent job for the city. The entire City Council is looking forward to working with him.”
"It's an honor to be asked to serve as city manager," Jensen said. "Roseville is not only where I work, it's home. I've raised my family here and have helped our city grow smartly. We'll continue to implement the Council's priorities while balancing new growth opportunities that keeps intact the values our residents and businesses love and expect from our community."
Being the CEO of the region’s only full-service city, the Roseville City Manager is responsible for a half-billion-dollar annual budget and overseeing 15 departments in various specialized industries as well as 1,200 employees. The contract runs through 2018. The entire contract can be seen here.
Jensen became a Roseville resident when he began his career as an assistant engineer in 1990. He was appointed Assistant City Manager in January 2011, overseeing the Development Services, Public Works, Electric Utility, Environmental Utilities, and Parks, Recreation and Libraries departments.
Prior to that appointment, Jensen served as Public Works Director/City Engineer for eight years and was named Public Works Director of the Year in 2007 by American City and County Magazine. He was born and raised in Reno, Nev., and earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Nevada at Reno.
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