Since 1894, Smiley Public Library has provided library services to the residents of Redlands. It seeks to provide, in accordance with the State Education Code, general diffusion of information and knowledge, a supplement to the formal system of free public education and shall be forever free to the inhabitants of Redlands.
The Development Services Department provides quality
service to customers through professionalism, integrity and the
efficient use of resources. The Department endeavors to
enhance and protect the urban and natural environment of the city
helping to ensure that Redlands remains an ideal place to
live and work. Functional divisions include Building & Safety
(building inspections, plan review and permit processing),
Development (business attraction and retention,
workforce development and tourism promotion) and Planning (land development,
application review, general plan, specific plan, long-range
planning and historic preservation) as well as
the administration of the Community Development Block Grant
Facilities & Community Services personnel ensure Redlands
residents, businesses and visitors enjoy City services and
facilities including parks, recreation and senior services,
trees, City-owned groves, solid waste removal and recycling, code
enforcement, the maintenance of our street lights, traffic
signals and streets as well as oversight of the Downtown area,
Redlands Municipal Airport and Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery.
All services and support are coordinated under comprehensive
The City of Redlands employs over 500 full and part-time
employees in a variety of job classifications. Our employees are
committed to delivering the highest quality of service to the
local community in areas of law enforcement, fire, medical and
emergency management, recreation, library services, community
development, redevelopment, municipal utilities and engineering,
legal and financial record keeping, road maintenance, waste
management and much more!
Municipal Utilities and Engineering Department plans, builds, and
maintains Redlands’ physical and environmental infrastructure for
the residents, businesses, and visitors of the City, making it a
sustainable and desirable place to live, work, invest, and visit.
The Office of the City Manager oversees the city departments and
administers the day-to-day operations of the city. It is
headed by the City Manager. Emergency Management, the Public
Information Office and Purchasing are also part of the
Office of the City Manager.
The City Manager position is currently being filled by the
Assistant City Manager.
You may contact Janice McConnell, Assistant City
Manager, by any of the following methods: