Willows, California

Home of the Thunderhill Raceway

Community Development Services Department

Under the umbrella of the Community Development Services Department are three divisions, Parks & Public Works, Building, and Recreation. Off to the left are more detailed webpages with detailed descriptions for each division and the team that makes this department thrive and help to provide the best services for the City of Willows.




Community Development Services Director 

Steve Soeth 

Under the administrative direction Under administrative direction

from the City Manager, the Community Development Services Director; supervises, assigns and evaluates the work of staff engaged in building permitting and inspection, the maintenance, repair, construction and operation of a number of services, including streets, water, wastewater, parks, storm drain system in the Community Development Services Department; performs inspections of ongoing public works projects to ensure compliance with standards; ensures safe work practices, work quality and accuracy; serves as a technical resource for assigned work crews and the City Manager; performs other related duties as required. May act as City Manager in his/her absence and perform other job related work as required. This classification is distinguished from the next higher class of City Manager in that the latter has overall responsibility for administering the City’s operations.