City Administrator


The City Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the City and is responsible to the Mayor and City Council for the proper administration of day-to-day operations.


The City Administrator is appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by a majority vote of the City Council.  Jim Culotta was unanimously selected City Administrator on November 2, 2015.  As City Administrator, Jim also serves on the Liquor Control Commission, the Police Supervisor Selection Committee, and the Peoria-Pekin Urbanized Area Transportation Study Policy Committee (MPO).


Jim received a Master of Public Administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Norbert College.

Professional & Other Affiliations

Jim is a member of the Washington Rotary Club and a member of the Washington Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.  Jim is also an active member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the Illinois City/County Management Association (ILCMA) and is also a Credentialed Manager (ICMA-CM).  He currently serves on ICMA's Award Evaluation Panel. The following ICMA video highlights the role of professional local government managers.  

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Jim Culotta
Jim Culotta,
City Administrator

City Hall
301 Walnut St
Washington, IL 61571
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  • Business: (309) 444-1123
  • Fax: (309) 444-9779
  • Mobile: (309) 229-4701
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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301 Walnut St, Washington IL 61571
  • (309) 444-3196
  • (309) 444-9779
  • Staff Directory