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Post Date:03/11/2021 12:13 PM

Buena Park, Calif. - Aaron France was sworn in as the new Buena Park City Manager at the City Council Meeting on March 9, 2021.

"Aaron is the right person for the job," Mayor Connor Traut said, "A huge part of our successes moving forward will be because of his efforts, his inspiration to the rest of the staff, and his heart to serve this community."


Working at the policy direction of the City Council, Buena Park's City Manager runs daily operations for the City of Buena Park and its over 80,000 residents. France will oversee all departments from Police to Public Works, the city budget, and more. France will play a crucial role as the City navigates the economic challenges brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic and the recovery going forward.

France has served as Buena Park's Interim City Manager since September 2020 and been with the city for over 15 years. Before becoming City Manager, he began his career with the City of Buena Park in 2005 as an Administrative Analyst in the City Manager's Office. He was appointed Assistant to the City Manager in 2012 under then City Manager Jim Vanderpool. France was promoted to Deputy City Manager in 2017 and Assistant City Manager in 2018.

France holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from California State University Fullerton, and earned his Master's Degree in Public Administration. He is an Orange County resident and the proud parent of two sons, Aaron Jr. and Owen.

We join the Buena Park community in welcoming Aaron France as the new City Manager.

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