The Town of Moraga operates under the Town Manager/Council form of government. The Town Council provides overall policy direction, with the Town Manager responsible for implementing adopted Town policies. The Town Manager, along with the Town's professional staff provides advice and assistance to the Town Council in the performance of their duties. In addition, the Manager is responsible for hiring Town staff, and administering all Town programs. Several of the programs undertaken by the Town are directly supervised from the Manager's Office.
About Jill Keimach
Jill Keimach has been the Town Manager of Moraga since November 1, 2010. Previously, Jill was the Community Development Director for the City of Fremont, leading a department with 120 professional employees and an $18M budget. Jill managed the Building, Planning, Engineering, Civic Facilities, and Community Preservation divisions and created new streamlined development processes to make Fremont more “business-friendly” and improve how citizens worked with City staff. During the recent economic downturn, Jill reorganized the Community Development department and, combined with new local development incentives, generated a $2M net increase in revenues within 18 months.
Before coming to the City of Fremont, Jill spent her career working for a variety of government agencies. Her work included eight years with the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) where she developed regional housing policies and researched the fiscalization of land use with communities in the North Bay. Jill was also the first manager of the San Francisco Bay Trail project. Additionally, she worked for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), the cities of Walnut Creek, El Cerrito, Wilmette in Illinois and a number of smaller cities in New Hampshire.
Jill received her Bachelors degree in Architecture and her Masters degree in City and Regional Planning with a minor in Transportation Planning from the University of California at Berkeley.
Jill Keimach can be reached at (925) 888-7020 or via email at email@example.com.