City Manager's Office

Wayne T. Pyle, City Manager

City Manager Wayne T. PyleWayne is the city manager and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of West Valley City, Utah's second-largest municipality. In his 19 years with the city, Wayne has had the privilege of witnessing and participating in much of the dynamic growth occurring in Utah's urbanizing communities.

His responsibility and dedication are to help guide this maturing city to the realization of the potential it holds as a prosperous, vital and wired community of the 21st century.

Education & Service

Mr. Pyle holds Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Brigham Young University. He has served on and is a member of numerous boards and organizations in professional and volunteer capacities. He is currently serving as:

  • Chairman of Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency (UTOPIA)
  • Executive board member of Utah Risk Management Mutual Association (URMMA)
  • Member of the International City Managers Association (ICMA)
  • Member of the Utah City Managers Association (UCMA)

Wayne is also proud to have served his country for 21 years before retiring from the United States Army Reserve.

Nicole Cottle, Assistant City Manager

Nicole Cottle Assistant City Manager

During her 23-year career with West Valley City, Nicole Cottle has been a City Attorney, Community and Economic Development Director and Assistant City Manager. As an attorney licensed to practice in Utah and Wyoming since 1999, Ms. Cottle has practiced all types of corporate, municipal, transactional and civil law. She has actively represented both public and private clients in various government relations at the state and federal level, and has worked often with legislators, regulators, politicians and staff on a variety of different issues. 

Ms. Cottle has extensive experience over many industries, often with a specific emphasis on crisis management. She has served on the Lieutenant Governor's Task Force on Affordable Housing and Utah's Indigent Defense Commission and currently sits on the Inland Port Authority, the Board of the Utah Land Use Institute, the Chamber of Commerce Legislative Advisory Board, the Urban Land Institute Board, the University of Utah Opportunity Scholars Board, the Olene Walker Housing Trust Loan Fund Board, the Operation My Hometown Executive Board as well as the Salt Lake County Inter-generational Poverty Task Force.