City Manager/Executive Department

Duties

The City Manager is the chief executive officer of the City and is responsible to the City Council for the proper delivery of municipal services consistent with Council policy and directives. The Executive Department also provides general administrative oversight and oversees all personnel matters and external communications for the City.

About Pasco's Interim City Manager

Adam Lincoln joined the City in October 2020 as Deputy City Manager. Previous to Pasco, Lincoln was the City Administrator for the City of Pullman, Washington, beginning in 2016. Prior to that, he was the Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Lakewood, Washington. Lincoln also served with the City of SeaTac, Washington, and was a Legislative Aide to two different Washington State legislators. Lincoln was appointed Interim City Manager in October 2022 after the retirement of City Manager Dave Zabell. The Pasco City Council is currently seeking a permanent City Manager for appointment in the coming weeks. 

Professionally, Lincoln is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and serves in a leadership role with the Washington City/County Management Association (WCMA). Lincoln received his undergraduate degree from Western Washington University and his MPA from the University of Washington Evans School of Governance and Public Policy.