City Manager's Office

City Manager

Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager is the chief administrative officer for the city. The City Manager implements and enforces City Council policies. The City Manager directs, oversees, and supports the efforts of all City Departments, ensuring that City Council policies and direction are carried out.

In October 2022, the Artesia City Council officially introduced Aldo E. Schindler as the newly appointed City Manager.

Mr. Schindler comes from the City of Moreno Valley, where he held the position of Assistant City Manager, overseeing all facets of land development and their city utility.  He brings over 28 years of experience in local government, which includes 13 years of executive management with project management experience in Economic Development, Planning, Housing, and Workforce Development.  He has served communities in the local region throughout his career, including the cities of Long Beach, Whittier, and most recently the City of Downey, where he last served as Deputy City Manager.

Mr. Schindler is a Southern California native.  He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from San Diego State University, and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the California State University, Long Beach.  He and his wife of 24 years have three children who have grown into successful young adults.  He is also an avid mountain biker, and when not working you will most likely find him on the local trails.

Artesia Annual Report

The Artesia Annual Report is an annual report that provides an overview of the City's accomplishments for the past year, as well as highlights of goals and issues for the coming year.