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City Manager's Office

City Manager's Office

City Manager

Scott MacColl

City Manager's Office

Chief of Staff

Debbie Beadle
(425) 295 0550
City Manager Scott MacColl

In Sammamish, the City Council selects a City Manager to implement their policies and serve as the city's professional administrator.

The City Manager's Office provides management direction to all city departments and coordinates activities in accordance with Council policies. In addition, the City Manager's Office has primary responsibility for several functions, including intergovernmental relations, human services, environmental programs, legal services, public records, and preparation of the City's budget.

City Manager Scott MacColl

Scott MacColl has worked in the public sector for over 20 years, primarily focused on issues at the municipal level. He originally joined the City of Sammamish as Deputy City Manager in May 2021. Beginning in April 2022, he served as interim City Manager for nine months before the City Council appointed him permanent City Manager in January 2023.  

Prior to joining the City of Sammamish, Scott owned a local government relations practice, working on behalf of cities on local and federal issues. Before that, he worked at the City of Shoreline as Government Relations Manager and for the Seattle City Council on their professional policy staff. He also spent time in Olympia working in the legislature on its non-partisan professional policy committee.

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Scott holds a Master's in Public Administration and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington and is a proud Husky.