Dan Hansford- City Manager
1107 Woodside Avenue
Essexville, MI 48732
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Special Reports and Communications
Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Audit PDF
Duties and Responsibilities
"The City Manager is the chief administrative officer of the City, responsible to the City Council for the administration of all matters placed in the City Manager's charge by the Council or by authority of the City Charter." - Article IX of the Essexville City Charter -
The City Manager's duties, In part:
Be responsible for supervision of enforcement of all laws and ordinances (PDF) this Charter and shall carry out the policies and resolutions of the Council.
Except as otherwise provided by this Charter, direct and supervise the administration of all of the offices and departments of the City
Prepare and submit an annual budget and capital improvement program to the Council for its approval and, administer the budget adopted by the Council.
Keep the Council advised of the financial condition, administrative activities, and future needs of the City. Make such other reports as the Council may require concerning the operation of the City.
Recommend to the Council such measures as deemed necessary or expedient.
Manage and supervise all public works, buildings, roads, utilities, improvements and other undertakings of the City.
Be responsible for the maintenance of a system of accounts of the City which conforms to uniform systems of accounts as required by law and by the Council, and to generally accepted principles and procedures of governmental accounting.
Serve as purchasing agent of the City.
Conduct performance evaluations of all administrative officers and department heads on at least an annual basis.