Deputy City Manager


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 Deputy City Manager

Richa Sigdel, appointed in June 2023, provides crucial administrative oversight for the entire City organization. 

Sigdel brings a wealth of experience to the position, having served as the City's Finance Director for over six years. During her tenure, she successfully revitalized the Finance Department and spearheaded numerous critical projects and initiatives within and outside the department. Her efforts resulted in substantial improvements for the entire organization. Sigdel's outstanding work in governmental budgeting and commitment to transparency earned the Finance Department multiple recognitions from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

Beyond her work with the City, Sigdel possesses expertise in financial modeling and analysis, operational efficiency, complex accounting, and team building. Her ten-year tenure within the National Laboratory system included various positions in which she made valuable contributions. Sigdel holds a BA in Accounting and an MBA from Washington State University.