Over the next two years, the City of Morro Bay will be working with you to define our future. We need your input as we work to update the City's General Plan/Local Coastal Plan and create a Downtown - Waterfront Strategic Plan
About the Department
The Harbor Department is a service-oriented organization providing boater assistance, emergency response, code enforcement, and facilities maintenance for the waterfront and the waters of Morro Bay. This Department provides a high level of service in community education (water safety programs), public outreach, and community relations for boaters, beach users, and waterfront visitors.
The Harbor Department is an Enterprise Fund and operates from revenues generated from the Tidelands properties we manage. Revenue received from tenant rents, boat fees, waterfront tideland leases, and other sources is put back into preventative maintenance, capital improvement, parking services, staffing, public safety, special events, and public education.
To enhance the quality of life for the citizens and visitors of Morro Bay by providing exceptional emergency and allied services. Duties & Responsibilities
The Morro Bay Fire Department is responsible for numerous activities that promote life safety in the community, including:
The department also undertakes hazardous material operations along with other services such as training activities, fire prevention and code enforcement, public education and assistance, disaster preparedness and manages the City's Emergency Operations Center
The Morro Bay Police Department (MBPD) provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week law enforcement services to the City.
The Department is highly active in the community and helps with an annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner, the Special Olympics Torch Run, a Christmas-time Caroling Cop Cars event and we co-sponsor an annual Emergency Vehicle Show.
The MBPD enjoys a variety of programs, including a Police Volunteer Program, a Police Explorer Program, and an active Neighborhood Watch Program, all which further promote community partnership.
MBPD officers undertake a variety of roles, including Patrol, School Resource Officer, Detectives, Explorer advisor, Regional SWAT Team Operator, Bicycle Patrol, and Drug Recognition Evaluator.
As the administrative head of the City Government, the City Manager is appointed by the Council to enforce municipal laws, direct daily operations of the city, and prepare and implement the municipal budget.
The formal duties of the City Manager include (but are not limited to) the following:
Copyright © 2017· All Rights Reserved ·