Marysville City Council announce new City Manager

Jim Schaad was selected to be the new City Manager for Marysville City Council.

Jim Schaad, who has spent 18 years with the City of Fresno, has been announced as the new City Manager for the city of Marysville.

Posted: Feb 16, 2021 5:27 PM
Updated: Feb 17, 2021 4:18 PM

MARYSVILLE, Calif. – The Marysville City Council has announced the hiring of a new City Manager.

Jim Schaad was selected out of 45 possible candidates. Schaad has spent 18 years with the City of Fresno, 16 years providing management and technical leadership with private sector manufacturing companies and two and a half years as the Assistant City Manager.

“On behalf of the City Council, I am so very pleased to announce we have selected Mr. Jim Schaad as Marysville’s new City Manager,” Marysville Mayor Chris Branscum said. “In Marysville’s form of government, the City Manager has momentous discretion executing policies set forth by the Council within the framework defined by state law and the City Charter and Code. Mr. Schaad has the experience, intellect and temperament to be a great success in Marysville. I personally look forward to working with and supporting Jim in his new role.”

Before his work with the City of Fresno, Schaad served as an adjunct professor at California State University, Fresno, since 2001. Shaad has a Master’s in Business Administration from Portland University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Technology from CSU, Fresno.

“It is an honor to be selected as Marysville’s City Manager,” Shaad said. “I am looking forward to working with the City Council, staff and the community at large to provide the best possible service to residents and make meaningful positive changes to their quality of life.”

Shaad will begin his new position on Monday, March 1.

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