City Manager

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The Cottonwood Heights City Manager is responsible for all the business dealings, personnel, finance and operational functions of the city.

The city manager also works in close association with the city council to direct affairs of the city, and supervises public relations for city officials and staff.

On Sept. 25, the Cottonwood Heights City Council approved the appointment of Tim Tingey as city manager. Tingey succeeds John Park, who retired earlier in the month after serving nearly five years as city manager.

Tingey has worked for over twenty years in government and public administration most recently serving as Director of the Administrative and Development Services for Murray City Corporation where he oversaw seven divisions for the City, including community and economic development, building inspection, geographic information systems, information technology, recorder, facilities management, and treasurer office functions. He also served as the Executive Director for the Redevelopment Agency of Murray and led economic development efforts for the City. He previously worked for the City of Pocatello for eleven years in planning, grant administration, and economic development.

Tingey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business (Management/Human Resources) from Utah State University and has a Masters of Public Administration and Doctorate in Political Science from Idaho State University. He was an adjunct faculty member at Idaho State University, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in public administration and political science and has worked as an adjunct faculty member for The University of Utah since 2014.

He currently serves as a board member for NeighborWorks of Salt Lake. He previously served as Vice President for the Northwest Association of Community Development Managers and as a board member for the Idaho Community Reinvestment Corporation. He and his wife Gail have four children, two daughters, and two sons.

Tingey began his tenure on Oct. 15, 2018.

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