City of Buena Park
6650 Beach Boulevard, Second Floor
Buena Park, CA 90622
The Office of the City Manager also directly manages the following City functions:
- Cable Television
- Legislation Advocacy
- Fire Protection Service - Orange County Fire Authority
- Emergency Medical Transportation Services
- Communications and Marketing
- Visit Buena Park/California Welcome Center
- Animal Control
- CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Training
The City Manager is appointed by the City Council as the administrative head of the City. He is responsible to direct the daily operations of the City, enforce City laws, to prepare the municipal budget, and to implement the policies and programs initiated by the City Council. The City Manager appoints all of the department heads and directly oversees their operations.
Aaron France, Buena Park’s current Interim City Manager, assumed the role of City Manager on an interim basis beginning in September 2020.
France 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, and promoted to Deputy City Manager in 2017 and then Assistant City Manager in 2018, where he oversaw the Economic Development Division, Purchasing Division, Visit Buena Park, and the City’s marketing and social media efforts.
France holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from California State University Fullerton, and earned his Master’s Degree in Public Administration.
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