The City Clerk ensures El Mirage’s legislative processes (City elections, Council meetings, and public records) are open and public. The City Clerk’s Office will accomplish this by pledging to be neutral and impartial. The City Clerk’s Office is dedicated to providing excellence in service and performing all services ethically, honestly and with integrity, while providing a professional link between the citizens of El Mirage and all governmental agencies in ways that are efficient and cost-effective.
The El Mirage City Court is responsible for the expedient adjudication of criminal misdemeanors, criminal and civil traffic violations and El Mirage city code violations that occur within the city limits. Orders of protection, injunctions against harassment, and workplace injunctions may be issued by the court regardless of where the offence occurred.
The City of El Mirage operates under the Council-Manager form of government, a system in which political leadership and professional leadership are blended and public policy decisions are made by elected officials on the basis of professional recommendations and advice. Under this system, the City Council hires a professional City Manager who is responsible for translating council policy into action, as well as the daily administration and management of all City departments.
The El Mirage Community Development Department ensures responsible planning within the current and future city limits. It is the goal of the Community Development Department to provide quality development through quality customer service to all City of El Mirage customers.
El Mirage is a modern, business-driven suburb northwest of Phoenix with the ability to attract new residents and companies in a very competitive economic development environment. Over the last several years, our goal has been to create a community that provides our residents with the opportunity to purchase any good or service without having to leave our city limits.
The City Manager's Office is responsible for the overall administration of City Government in concert with the City Council’s strategic priorities.
When emergency situations arise, the Fire Department responds with personnel highly trained and experienced in fire suppression, basic and advanced medical services, rescue and all types of fire service incidents.
The Human Resources Department provides proactive, innovative, and quality customer service and consultation in the areas of recruitment and selection, employee benefits, training and development, classification and compensation, employee relations, occupational safety and health, and ensuring compliance with all employment policies, rules and regulations.
The El Mirage Police is proud of its grand heritage and bright future! We strive to provide first class police service and a safe, secure community to the residents of El Mirage.
The Public Works Department provides services related to City utilities, parks, recreation, streets, facilities, and fleet.