The Montclair City Council is saddened to announce that Council Member Emeritus Leonard Paulitz passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Pomona Valley Hospital in the company of his six children, and in the thoughts and prayers of innumerable friends.  Leonard, who was preceded in death by the passing of his wife Constance, was 94 years of age.

Administrative Services and Human Resources


Administrative Services
Front Desk

5111 Benito Street
Montclair, CA 91763
Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday - Sunday

About the Administrative Services Department

The Administrative Services Department directs the day-to-day operations of all department functions. The Department establishes and implements priorities, policies and procedures, and provides long-range planning for a variety of functions and programs. In addition, the Department directs, oversees, coordinates, and supports the efforts of all City Department ensuring that the City Council policy and direction is carried out.

The Administrative Services Director and supervisory staff administer, manage, and supervise a variety of functions including telecommunications, information technology, personnel services, labor relations, administrative support, and contract services. The Department also provides extensive support services to each City department, the City Manager, and City Council.

Jon Hamilton, Administrative Services Director

Jon Hamilton grew up in Rancho Cucamonga and graduated from Alta Loma High School. He then attended The Citadel – The Military College of South Carolina, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in German Language and Literature. Mr. Hamilton then attended Whittier Law School and earned his Juris Doctorate degree. After Law School, Mr. Hamilton attended Marine Corps’ Officer Candidate School in Quantico, VA. Mr. Hamilton became a prosecutor in the Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton, California and later served as a logistics officer with the First Marine Division during the invasion of Iraq receiving the Combat Action Ribbon. In November 2004, Mr. Hamilton left the Marines as a captain and began practicing as a civil litigation attorney representing primarily municipalities and police officers.  During this time, Mr. Hamilton attended Cal Poly Pomona and earned his Masters of Public Administration.  Prior to coming to the City of Montclair, Mr. Hamilton worked for the California Office of the Inspector General overseeing the operations of prisons in this state and ensuring accountability of the correctional staff. Since working for the City of Montclair, Mr. Hamilton has also earned his Master of Business Administration from California State University, San Bernardino.  Mr. Hamilton and his family live in Rancho Cucamonga. He is a pilot and an avid student of history.

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