City Council Approves Promotion Of Longtime Government Manager
The Las Vegas City Council ratified the appointment of Tim Hacker to the position of Chief of Public Safety Services at today’s City Council meeting. Hacker was selected for the post by Las Vegas City Manager Scott Adams.
Hacker, who has served as Parks and Recreation director at the city since May 2014, has more than 27 years of government management experience including three stints as a city manager in Kewanee, Ill., Mesquite and North Las Vegas.
Hacker has a bachelor’s degree in community and regional planning from Iowa State University, and a master’s degree in public administration from Southern Illinois University. He is also a credentialed city manager from the International City/County Management Association.
Hacker will oversee the departments of Public Safety, Municipal Court and Las Vegas Fire & Rescue.
In addition to his career in public service, Hacker enjoys fishing in the company of friends and family.
Hacker’s new position fills the void created by the pending retirement of Deputy City Manager Orlando Sanchez. Sanchez has been with the city since August 1988, and will retire at the end of the month.