Administrative Services Department
The Administrative Services Department oversees community outreach efforts and provides information on City projects, programs and City-related matters via the media and City website. Administrative Services also oversees the City's real estate and property management division, including the First Time Homebuyer's Program and Low/Moderate Income Housing.
Administrative Services Department Mission Statement
In support of the mission of the City of Clearlake, Administrative Services is committed to maintaining the transparent, effective and efficient operation and stewardship of City resources and facilities, and ensuring public trust and civic engagement by supporting the City's legislative process in an open, accurate and timely manner. All members of the Department will operate from a customer-oriented and service-based perspective, which is delivered consistently with quality, excellence, professionalism and integrity through the following Values:
- Accountability: Taking responsibility for our actions
- Attention to Detail: Giving the time and care necessary to complete the realization of our mission
- Commitment: Transforming a promise into reality
- Communication: Dealing with each other in a sincere and straightforward manner
- Consistency: Acting in a professional manner in concert with our words and beliefs
- Innovation and Creativity: Being inventors of dreams, accepting no traditional boundaries
- Impartiality: Coordinate municipal elections in a non-partisan manner, obeying all local, state and federal laws
- Open and Effective Communication: Sharing our Vision with the community
- Partnerships: Leveraging ideas, sharing resources and building trust outside the walls of City Hall
- Respect: Treat all with the same fairness, compassion and dignity
The City of Clearlake is offering assistance for the purchase of a single-family home in the City of Clearlake. The First Time Home Buyer Program provides loans to qualified applicants. Federal money for this program is received in the form of a grant awarded to the City of Clearlake. awarded by the Department of Housing and Community Development and is administered by the City of Clearlake. The maximum loan amount is $40,000.
This program has the advantage providing a 3% simple interest rate, completely deferred for the life of the primary loan and can cover non-recurring closing costs. The borrower must make a down payment of at least 3% from either borrower funds or gift funds. A Home Ownership class is required.
The home must pass an Inspection for Health and Safety Standards and local codes.
Income limits must be met and verified.
For more information please contact Tina Viramontes @ 707-994-8201 x131