Mike Olmos with City of Visalia

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Date(s) - Mon. July 25, 2016
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Wyndham Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn)


Mike Olmos, a Tulare County native, has been with the City of Visalia since 2001. He became the City Manager on Sept. 13, 2013.

Hired as the City Planner, Mike served in that capacity until his promotion to Development Services Director, later renamed Community Development Director, in December, 2002. As a department head, he oversaw the Planning, Transit, and Engineering Divisions. After a reorganization in 2004, he assumed additional responsibility for overseeing the Public Works Department and was appointed Community Development and Public Works Director. In 2005, Mike was appointed Assistant City Manager.

Prior to working with the City, Mike worked 11 years for the City of Reedley as its Community Development Director and later as Assistant City Manager. He had worked for over two years as Building and Planning Director for the City of Tulare. He also worked for 11 years with the Tulare County Planning and Development Department. Mike’s experience in Community Development and Public Works spans 38 years, with extensive experience in municipal operations. He has held senior management level positions in municipal agencies for over 25 years.

He is a member of the Downtown Rotary Club and the International City Management Association.