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

 

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City Staff & Departments

 

City Staff Structure
 
The City of New Buffalo has a council-manager form of government, with a five member City Council which is elected at-large.  The mayor is annually selected in November by and from the City Council, and they appoint the City Manager.
 
The City Council directly supervises the City Manager and the City Attorney.  Because the City of New Buffalo has a council-manager form of government, all City staff and departments are supervised by the City Manager, except the office of City Attorney, which is supervised by the City Council.

 


 
Administrative Officers and Staff Members

City Manager, David Richards

 
As the Chief Administrative Officer of the City, and by City Charter, the City Manager supervises five appointed administrative officers:

  • City Treasurer Kate Vyskocil
  • City Clerk Lori Vander Clay
  • City Assessor Chuck Sittig
  • Acting Chief of Police Jason Grimmett
  • Fire Chief Chris Huston

 

The City Manager also supervises departmental superintendents:

  • Water Superintendent Ken Anderson
  • Street Superintendent Tony Ashbaugh                                                          - Recreational Facilities Supervisor Kristen D'Amico

The City's other full-time administrative staff members include:

  • Utility Billing/Payroll Specialist Nancy Mast
  • Deputy Clerk Mary Lynn
  • Administrative Assistant Amy Fidler
  • Police Dept. Office Specialist Diana Selir

 


 
City Organization
 
Here is an organizational chart with City staff and departments.
 
Please use the links to the left for more information regarding City staff and departments.

 


 

Experience
 
Many City staff members have years of experience with the City.  Others are just getting started here.  The City is very thankful for their years of dedicated public service.  (as of April 20, 2015) 

 

Administrative Staff:
City Manager Davis Richards
City Clerk Lori Vander Clay

City Treasurer

City Assessor

Kate Vyskocil

Chuck Sittig

Building Inspector Ed Carpenter

 

Deputy Clerk

Mary Lynn

 

Utility Billing/Payroll Nancy Mast
Administrative Assistant Amy Fidler

Police Department:

Acting Chief of Police Jason Grimmett
Patrolman Michael Cluster
Patrolman Russell Tillery
Patrolman 
Logan McIntyre
Patrolman David Hockenhull
Office Specialist Diana Selir

Fire Department:

Fire Chief Chris Huston

Parks Department:

Parks Director Kristen D'Amico
 
Street Department:
Street Superintendent Tony Ashbaugh
Street Worker Bob James
Street Worker Fred Schultz
Licensed Mechanic
Utility Worker Joshua Bolton
 
Water Department:
Water Superintendent Kenneth Anderson
Water Plant Operator Robert Gruener
Water Plant Operator Jeffrey Johnson
Water Plant Operator Christopher Huston

 

Please see the City staff history page for a list of previous City administrative officers.

 

This page last updated on 9/13/2017.

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