City Manager

Adolfo Bailon is the city manager of Burien. The city manager is responsible for the administration of the city. They provide policy advice, direct the daily operations of city government, oversee personnel functions (including the power to hire and remove employees), and is responsible for preparing the city budget. The city manager is appointed by the City Council.

The City Manager Department includes the following divisions:


Adolfo Bailon

City Manager

Ph: (206) 241-4647

Updated February 14, 2023