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David Richards

City Manager
224 W. Buffalo St.
New Buffalo, MI 49117

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
Monday through Friday

Telephone:  269-469-1500
After hours extension:  14
Facsimile:  269-469-7917
manager@cityofnewbuffalo.org

 


 

Public Admin. Associations:

 

International City/ County Management Association

Michigan Local Government Management Association

Southwest Michigan Managers Association

 

Office of City Manager

 

The City Manager performs the functions and duties of the chief administrative officer of the City, reporting to the Mayor and City Council.  The City Manager carries out the direction, policies and actions of the City Council, and is responsible for the effective and efficient provision of City services and programs.
 
All City department heads and staff report to the City Manager.  The City Manager is responsible for preparing the annual budget, representing the City relative to County and intergovernmental relations, and represents the City in dealing with personnel issues and negotiations.  The City Manager also serves as the City's Zoning Administrator and Act 51 Street Administrator.  The City Manager also manages the City's participation in the Economic Vitality Incentive Program.

 


 

CITY MANAGER DAVID RICHARDS

 

The City of New Buffalo is pleased to introduce our new City Manager, David Richards. City Clerk Lori Vander Clay administered the Oath of Office on Monday, January 23, 2017. David Richards is originally from Adrian, Michigan. His education background include: Graduate level courses in Personnel Administration from Western Michigan University and Bachelor of Arts in Human Services/Public Administration from Siena Heights College.  

His past experience includes City Manager of Unalakleet, Alaska; City Manager/Public Safety Director of Fort Yukon, Alaska; Interim City Administrator of City of Angels, California and City Administrator/CFO of Hoonah, Alaska.  He also has an additional 15 years of local government management in Michigan Cities.   

The City is pleased to have Mr. Richards join our team! His experience and knowledge is a welcomed addition to our administration.

 

 

 


 

Economic Vitality Incentive Program

 
As part of the State of Michigan's Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP), the City has created this Citizen's Guide and Performance Dashboard information. Both are also available for review at City Hall.

 

2014 Unfunded Accrued Liability Plan 

2013 Citizen's Guide

2013 Performance Dashboard

2013 Projected Budget Report

2013 Debt Service Report

2013 Form 4886

 

For more EVIP information, please see the City's Dashboard page.

 


 

  

Here is an organizational chart with City staff and departments.

 

This page last updated on 2/1/2017.

New Buffalo City Hall | 224 W Buffalo St | New Buffalo, MI 49117 | Telephone: 269-469-1500 | City webmail

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