The Department of Administrative Services is responsible for providing a number financial and support services to all of the City's operating departments. These services include accounting, budget administration, debt management, financial reporting, grant administration, payroll, and technology deployment. Additionally, the department provides services directly to the citizens of Santa Clarita, such as management of the City's special districts and the City's transit system.
Darren Hernandez has been the Director of Administrative Services for the City of Santa Clarita since January 2004 and was named Deputy City Manager in July 2007. In this position he provides leadership to the Department of Administrative Services and serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the City of Santa Clarita. Previously Darren has served as the Director of Finance of the City of La Habra, California; Village Manager of the Village of Walden, New York; Assistant to the City Manager of Kalamazoo, Michigan; and, Executive Assistant to the Controller of the State of New York.
Deputy City Manager &
Director of Administrative Services