The City Manager, serving as the top executive officer, holds the critical responsibility of ensuring that municipal services align with the policies and directives set by the Pasco City Council. Additionally, the City Manager's Office extends its administrative supervision across all divisions of the City organization, directly managing the City Clerk and Communication Services divisions for effective governance.
About Pasco's 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. In April of 2023, he was appointed to the permanent position by Pasco's City Council.
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.