Legislative & Administrative Office of the City Manager


Department of Innovation & Technology

Human Resources Department

Community Development Department

Public Works Department

Lake Forest Fire Department

Lake Forest Police Department

Parks and Recreation Department


Dickinson Hall


City employees who work daily to ensure delivery of high quality services to the Lake Forest community represent the City’s single most important asset.

Graph of Full Time employees by department

Chart – employees per 100 households

City Employee per 100 households has declined significantly since FY2000.

The FY23 Budget includes 211.75 Full Time Equivalent positions, down 17.61% from the City's high of 257 in FY2004.

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