Administration

The City Manager's office is staffed by the City Manager and the Assistant City Manager. 

The Administration Department represents the core function of the City organization. Administration includes the Mayor and City Council, City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Human Resources, Finance, and Information Technology.

  • Julia Hajduk was appointed as City Manager in June 2022. This position is appointed by the Mayor, and ratified by the City Council, to manage the affairs of the City. The City Manager's general responsibilities include:

    • Attending all meetings of the Council and keeping the Council advised of the affairs and needs of the City.
    • Seeing that Council policy is implemented.
    • Seeing that all laws and ordinances are enforced.
    • Seeing that the provisions of all franchises, leases, contracts, permits and privileges granted by the City are observed.
    • Oversight and management of the annual City budget.
    • Appointing and supervising all department heads and other employees except as otherwise provided by the City Charter.

    She has worked for local governments for almost 30 years, most recently as Community Development Director responsible for overseeing planning, building, engineering, code compliance and economic development. She has extensive experience in land use planning, community outreach and community development. She believes that every community is unique and has its own identity and needs and is passionate about using community engagement and involvement to help communities realize enhance their identity.

    On a personal note, Julia lives in Stayton with her husband and enjoys spending time with him, their two adult children, and their menagerie of pets including 2 dogs, 4 cats and 4 chickens

  • Alissa Angelo serves as Stayton's Assistant City Manager, and has been employed with the City since 2001. She obtained her Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration from Western Oregon University. In 2013, Alissa received designation as a Certified Municipal Clerk from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks and participated in the 2018 Northwest Women's Leadership Academy (NWWLA). In December 2021, Alissa graduated from the Professional Development Academy's ICMA High Performance Leadership program.  

    The Assistant City Manager serves as the Human Resources Manager, Elections Officer, Deputy City Recorder duties, and the City's records manager.