Brian Sjothun Brian Sjothun was selected as Medford's City Manager on September 1, 2016. Brian has been with the City since March of 2004, previously serving as the Parks and Recreation Director. Prior to coming to the City of Medford, Brian spent 16 years with the Woodburn Recreation & Parks Department. 

Brian believes the City Manager's role is to provide guidance to city staff on items that the City Council would like to see brought forward for policy decisions.

The City Manager's Office provides support to the Mayor and City Council and includes the City Recorder and Communications divisions.   In addition to the City Manager, the staff includes:  Deputy City Manager/Economic Development, Facilities Executive Office Manager, City Recorder, Assistant to the City Manager, Assistant to the City Manager/Deputy City Recorder, Office Administrator, two Executive Assistants, Utility Techs and Custodians.

Your comments and suggestions are encouraged. Please forward them to the City Manager's Office at

Additional Department Information

City Manager Contacts

411 West 8th St.
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: (541) 774-2000
Fax: (541) 618-1700
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Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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