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Town Manager's Office
The Town Manager and his immediate staff are responsible to the Town Council for administration of all Town affairs. The Manager is directly responsible for continual review and analysis of all Town administrative operations including budget preparation and control, organizational and procedural studies, and all matters pertaining to staffing.  


Jeff Loux Named as New Town Manager

The Truckee Town Council is pleased to announce their choice of Jeff Loux to serve as Truckee Town Manager starting August 4, 2017.
Jeff Loux
Mayor Goodwin said, "Jeff has an amazing diversity of skills and experiences that will benefit Truckee. He is already bringing leadership to our locals’ housing crisis, climate change action, transportation and more. We've been impressed with how well he's fit into the Town team so far, and the council's unanimous decision to choose him speaks highly of our confidence."

With over 30 years of management and leadership experience, Jeff’s career within the fields of planning, environmental and land-use policy is long and varied, including:

  • Currently Community Development Director of Truckee
  • Community Development Director for the City of Davis;
  • Assistant Planning Director for Santa Cruz County;
  • Associate Dean and Director of Land Use and Natural Resources at UC Davis Extension;
  • Facilitated general plans, climate action plans and water policy for communities throughout California;
  • Author of several books on water, land use planning and natural resource management;
  • Significant experience in facilitating complex stakeholder and community engagement processes.

Jeff holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Planning from UC Berkeley, and M.S.in Geography from UCLA, and Bachelor’s Degrees from UC Santa Barbara.

“I am deeply grateful and very excited to have the opportunity to become Truckee’s third Town Manager”, Jeff said. “This community has remarkable spirit, and Town staff, management and decision-makers are top notch. We have some challenges, but we also have extraordinary opportunities to keep Truckee moving in inspiring directions.”

When he is not working, Jeff enjoys skiing, both downhill and cross country, hiking, backpacking, relaxing with the dog and his family, kayaking, golf and sand volleyball.

The Town enlisted assistance from the consultant firm Peckham & McKenney, Inc. to recruit for the Town Manager position. There were 56 candidates from across the country vying for the position.

Acting Town Manager appointed to serve from July 16, 2017 through August 3, 2017.

Tony Lashbrook will retire July 15, 2017. Jeff’s first day as Town Manager will be August 4, 2017. During the month of July, Jeff will be away from the Town teaching a class on sustainable urban design, a final obligation for UC Davis that he committed to well before taking (or even applying) for his current Community Development Director position. Jeff will be on leave from the Town during that time.