The Executive Department includes the mayor, city administrator, deputy city administrator and several specialized staff.


Issaquah operates under the mayor-council form of government. In this form, the elected mayor serves as the city's chief administrative officer. Under the direction of the mayor, the administrators:

  • Carry out policies established by the City Council
  • Provide leadership to all city departments
  • Lead implementation of citywide Strategic Plan
  • Lead interdepartmental planning efforts
  • Work collaboratively with regional partners

This office also includes several specialized positions that oversee public communications, arts and special projects.

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