Moorpark News

Posted on: January 29, 2018

Moorpark City Council Selects Troy Brown as Next City Manager

Troy BrownThe Moorpark City Council is pleased to announce its unanimous decision to make a conditional offer of employment to Troy Brown for the position of City Manager.  Mr. Brown will be replacing the City of Moorpark’s long-term City Manager, Steven Kueny, upon his retirement. The employment offer is contingent on City Council approval of an employment agreement with Troy Brown, which will be considered at the Council’s regular meeting on February 7, 2018. The appointment follows a nationwide recruitment led by Ralph Andersen & Associates, a recruiting firm specializing in recruitments for public sector executives. Troy Brown was selected from 25 qualified applicants for the position. The recruitment included a community survey of Moorpark residents and businesses to help identify priorities for the community and for the incoming City Manager. The process also included interviews of potential candidates by a community panel and the City Council, and a thorough background investigation.


Troy Brown has over 24 years of California municipal management experience, including serving as City Manager for the City of Tracy, Assistant City Manager for the City of Livermore, Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Elk Grove, and Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Riverside.  Mr. Brown’s education includes a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from California State University San Bernardino, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from California State University Northridge. 


Mayor Janice Parvin stated “Troy has the depth of experience, education and a vision that most align with Moorpark’s needs. The entire City Council is looking forward to working with Mr. Brown as we tackle the issues and goals most important to the community of Moorpark.” Troy Brown stated "I am honored with the confidence the Council has given me and excited to become a part of the dynamic team that is assembled to deliver the finest in municipal services. I look forward to working with them, residents and businesses in keeping Moorpark among the most desirable cities in the region."

Troy Brown’s first work day with the City of Moorpark is scheduled to be March 5, and a reception and opportunity for the community to meet the new City Manager is planned for the regular City Council meeting on March 7, which begins at 6:30 p.m.

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