Administration

City Hall The City Administrative Offices consists of several departments.  They are General Administration, City Clerk, Finance, and Planning.

General Administration focuses on the general management of the city and direct support of the elected City Council, and it includes administration of contracted services such as legal counsel, planning, and engineering services.

The City Administrator is appointed by the City Council and serves as the chief executive officer of the organization.

The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for the records management system of the city as well as providing election services and has custody of the City Seal.

The offices of the City Administrator, City Clerk, and City Council can be found at 100 North C Street, at the northwest corner of C Street and Pine Street, alongside the Police Department.

The Finance Department is responsible for all financial management services and activities provided by the city.  This includes payroll, accounts payable, business license, fixed assets, and general accounting and auditing of the city.

The Planning Department is responsible for processing zoning requests, conditional use permits, site plan reviews, subdivision work, tenative and final maps, annexation requests, and environmental impact reports.

Both Finance and Planning can be found at 137 North F Street, alongside the Community Services Department, which includes Recreation, Dial-A-Ride, Animal Control, and other services.

For more information on Exeter, please call 559.592.3710 or visit Exeter City Hall at 137 North F Street, Exeter, CA  93221
Office hours are generally 8:00am – 4:30pm,  but some offices may vary.

Exeter City Plan

Exeter City documents are available for download here.

Police Department

 The Exeter Police Department is dedicated to the fair and impartial enforcement of laws and ordinances to protect human life, property, and to maintain the public peace.  In accomplishing our mission of protection and service, the members of this agency will respect Constitutional rights, human dignity and community values.

We commit ourselves to the enhancement of police-community partnerships, and will assist the members of our community with the identification and resolution of problems, in the effort to improve the quality of life in our community.

We will give the highest quality of law enforcement services possible, while continuously striving for the highest professional standards.

Public Works Department

Our Motto….

“Taking Pride in Our Community”

Public Works Department
350 W. Firebaugh Ave.
Exeter, CA  93221
559.592.3318
Fax  559.592.3516

Public WorksStreet Maintenance

The street maintenance division is responsible for maintaining and repairing city streets and alleys.  The street division ensures that all traffic control markings such as crosswalks, legends, turn arrows, stop bars, center lines, etc., and signal lights and street signs are legible and visible to provide for vehicle and pedestrian safety.

The street sweeper runs on Tuesdays and Fridays sweeping all accessible curb and gutter areas in the city. The downtown area is swept twice per week and residential areas are swept every other week.

The street maintenance division can be contacted at 559.592.3318; Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  (more…)

Recreation Department

EXETER WADING POOL: CLOSED till further notice.

YOUTH SOCCER: IS FULL.

SUMMER FUN CAMP: For boys and girls ages 6-12.  Fun Camp will run the week of July 21-25 from 10am-3pm.  Camp will start and finish at the City Park.  Campers will enjoy arts and crafts, games, field trips, swimming and much more.   Fee for this program is $65.00. Fee does not include lunch.  We do not prorate for this program and there are NO REFUNDS.  You can come to the Community Services office at 137 N F St. to register. There must by 60 campers for this program to move forward.  Checks will not be deposited and refunds will be issued if less than 60 campers sign up.

 

Call 559.592.5262 for information or email Linda Wachter.

Residents of Exeter

The residents of Exeter enjoy living in a city that has a strong reputation for being the ideal place to live, work, and play. The small town farming community in southern San Joaquin Valley, provides an atmosphere of community not often found today. In the shadow of the landmark water tower, Exeter boasts a scenic beauty, thriving business community, and rich heritage. Exeter is cleaner, safer and more prosperous than most towns in California’s farm belt because people here take care of each other.

Exeter has been the birthplace of artists, authors, two Nevada Governors, business entrepreneurs, baseball greats, and many hard-working residents.

Named “one of America’s prettiest painted places,” Exeter’s buildings are adorned with murals depicting its colorful past. Currently, there are 24 murals, the most recent of which commemorates the city’s centennial.

Exeter boasts a 100-year agricultural history. It is the home of the Emperor grape, a plump, seeded variety of table grapes. Every fall, the residents come together for the Emperor Grape Festival, enjoying a parade, entertainment, great food, and the company of other residents. The Fall festival is one of many annual events held in Exeter.
The downtown streets are lined with vibrant small businesses including antique stores, specialty shops, services, restaurants, book stores, all locally owned.

Exeter’s public school system is dedicated to academic excellence and quality education. And after school, kids from high school flood the streets to get ice cream and stacks at the Frosty King and participate in a variety of sports activities at one of the city’s parks.