ICMA-CM (Credentialed Manager), City Manager
The office of city manager is established as the chief administrative officer of the City government. The city manager heads the executive management team and is responsible to the mayor and council for the proper administration of all city business.
Jason Tuck has over 21 years of experience in local government. Tuck has a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University, a Master’s degree in Urban & Regional Planning degree from Portland State University, a Certificate in Public Management from Willamette University and recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Tuck is one of approximately 1,300 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program.
Prior to his appointment in 2010 as City Manager of Happy Valley, Tuck served as the Economic and Community Development Director in Happy Valley. In addition, he has experience working for the cities of Woodburn, Sherwood, and Tualatin.
Jason has made significant contributions to a number of other organizations, including: Rotary, North Clackamas County Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Team, Greater Portland Inc.’s Small Cities Consortium, Happy Valley Business Alliance, Clackamas County Business Alliance, and Oregon City/County Management Association.
The League of Oregon Cities’ prestigious Herman Kehrli Award was presented to Jason Sept. 29, 2017 during the League’s 92nd annual conference. The Herman Kehrli Award is granted to a city employee who has provided lasting benefits to his/her community through exceptional contributions to city government.
Jason is honored to be working with the Council on the implementation of the city’s goals, working with city staff, our jurisdictional partners, and with the Happy Valley community.
Assist the mayor and council in the development of city policies
Make reports and recommendations to the mayor and council about the needs of the city
Administer and enforce all city ordinances, resolutions, franchises, leases, contracts, permits and other city decisions
Administer the annual city budget
Encourage and support regional and intergovernmental cooperation
Promote cooperation among the council, staff and citizens in developing city policies, and building a sense of community