City Manager's Office

City Manager


Emily Pearson
Senior Executive Analyst

(760) 329-6411 ext. 115
11999 Palm Drive
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Mon. - Thurs. 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


Under the direction of the City Council, the City Manager is the City's Chief Administrator. The City Manager and staff are responsible for the City's management functions, including:

  • Preparation of the Budget
  • Delivery of Services
  • Hiring of Personnel
  • Implementing Capital Projects

City Manager

Frank J. Luckino, MPA, ICMA-CM

Deputy City Manager

Doria Wilms

Photo of Doria Wilms

(760) 329-6411 Ext. 260

Assistant City Manager / City Engineer

Daniel Porras, P.E.

Daniel Porras

(760) 329-6411 Ext. 109

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