The City of Big Bear Lake employs a Council-Manager form of government in which the City Manager is the administrative head of the City and is employed by, and responsible directly to, the City Council. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all affairs and departments operating within the City under the policies established by the City Council.
Jeff Mathieu is the Interim City Manager - appointed by the City Council in March 2022 after the departure of Former City Manager Frank A. Rush, Jr. Jeff Mathieu is no stranger to this community as he has served as City Manager for the City of Big Bear Lake for nearly 14 years prior to his retirement in early 2020. Prior to his employment with the City of Big Bear Lake, Jeff Matheiu was employed by the City of Santa Monica and the City of Long Beach and has a wealth of experience in public agencies and local government.
Interim City Manager