Mike Olmos, a Tulare County native, has been with the City of Visalia since 2001.
Hired as the City Planner, Mike served in that capacity until his promotion to Development Services Director, later renamed Community Development Director, in December, 2002. As a department head, he oversaw the Planning, Transit, and Engineering Divisions. After a reorganization in 2004, he assumed additional responsibility for overseeing the Public Works Department and was appointed Community Development and Public Works Director. In 2005, Mike was appointed Assistant City Manager.
Prior to working with the City, Mike worked for the City of Reedley as its Community Development Director and later as Assistant City Manager. He had worked for 11 years with the Tulare County Planning and Development Department. Mike's experience in land use planning spans 38 years, with extensive experience in municipal planning. He has held senior management level positions in planning agencies for over 15 years.
He is a member of the Downtown Rotary Club.
He has a bachelor's degree in Economics from California State University, Fresno. He and his wife, Gail, have two sons.
Mike can be reached at (559) 713-4332 or by email at email@example.com