The City of Ridgecrest is the governing authority of Ridgecrest and has multiple departments, such as Administration, Finance, Police, Planning, Public Works, Technology and more. Based in Ridgecrest, Calif., the City's Administration Department is responsible for various administrative and personnel related activities. It provides services, including citizens' assistance, public information and employment opportunities. The department is headed by the City Manager, who is responsible for enforcing the laws and regulations, supervising department heads and employees, conducting studies, assisting in annual City budget and more. The City Clerk is responsible for record official minutes and other documents while the Human Resources Division manages office employees, designs policies and generates employment.