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JOB DESCRIPTION – VILLAGE MANAGER
The Village Manager will be considered an employee of the Village Council. The manager shall be the administrator of the Village, responsible to the Village Council for the efficient administration of all affairs of the Village and its departments, except as specifically delegated to another officer by Act 3 of 1895, as Amended, which is our charter.
The Village Manager shall be responsible for:
- Attending all meetings of the Council, Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals, participating, but not voting.
- Making recommendations to the Village Personnel Committee on the employment and/or performance of the Clerk, Treasurer and DPW Director positions, with Council having final approval.
- Hiring, managing and evaluating performance of part-time or seasonal employees.
- Being an ex-officio member of all committees of the Village Council without a vote.
- Preparing and administering the budget with Council’s final approval, as provided for in the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act, Act 2, P.S. of 1968, as Amended and shall serve as finance officer.
- Acting as the purchasing agent, except in the department of public works, in which case the DPW Director shall be the agent.
- Making recommendations to the Council for approval of such measures as may be deemed necessary for the improvement or betterment of the Village.
- Assists in the development and implementation of Village Council policies or directives.
- Being director of personnel of the Village.
- Being grants administrator of the Village, who actively seeks grants.
- Acting as a representative for the Village, whenever the need arises or at the request of the Council.
- Acting as public relations person, which may include responding to citizen requests and/or directing them to the proper agency.
- Being responsible for federal-revenue-sharing reporting, public hearings, etc., and shall keep updated on regulations
- Being responsible for all correspondence to and from the Village, except that specifically designated to someone else by charter.
Knowledge and Skills:
The candidate needs to exhibit a passion for serving people and be sensitive to social issues. He/she will be an enthusiastic team builder and possess the ability to confer with local, county and government officials, as well as other key individuals, to resolve problems.
The manager must have executive abilities, including managerial and financial skills. The manager must also have administrative abilities including organizational skills and familiarity with computer software including Microsoft Office Suite. He/she will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate has a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of local government administration, including organizational forms and structures, budgets, contracts, operating methods and procedures.
The ideal candidate will be familiar with ordinances, zoning and planning issues and possess a good understanding of them. He/she should have demonstrated an ability to manage a variety of issues simultaneously, be self-motivated, proactive and prepared to show examples of his/her visionary ability.
Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible senior management experience in municipal government or other governmental agencies or comparable leadership and management experience in public, nonprofit or private organizations.
Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000 per year with limited benefits, depending on qualifications.
The personnel committee of the Ortonville Village Council will review applications, interview selected candidates and make recommendations to the Ortonville Village Council for the approval of the hiring of the village manager.
How to apply:
You may email your documents to email@example.com
or send your resume including references, in a sealed envelope to:
476 Mill Street,
P.O. Box 928
Ortonville, MI 48462
You may also hand-deliver your sealed package to the Ortonville municipal offices, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
DEADLINE: Friday, May 24, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. If mailing your application, it must be postmarked no later than Friday, May 24, 2019
New Pedestrian Crossing Signal Installed
Keeping our Children and Residents Safer
On Wednesday, November 7th, the Village DPW installed a Pedestrian Warning Device at the South Street pedestrian crossing. When activated by the pedestrian, the signals will flash a warning to drivers of pedestrians in the crosswalk. As a reminder, drivers must come to a complete stop when signals are flashing or pedestrians are in the crosswalk. Please contact the Village Municipal Office with any questions.
The Village of Ortonville, Planning Commission has been hard at work updating the Village Master Plan. Please check here from time to time for updates. A time line for the process will posted soon. Attached below are results for the survey that many residents responded to. Questions regarding the Master Plan Survey and results should be directed to Planning Commission Chairman, Lee Palshan at firstname.lastname@example.org . Copies of the survey results and additional information if requested are available at the Village Office located at 476 Mill Street.
Village Resident Results
This document includes responses by Village Residents ONLY > Resident ONLY
This documents includes resident AND non-resident ressponses > ALL Responses
Attached are three helpful articles to assist you in keeping your septic systems working properly.
Attached is the Septic System Risk Assessment Report for the Village of Ortonville. This report was provided by Enviro-Assist and presented at the Village Council Meeting on March 27, 2017.
Persuant to the Village Council meeting of February 27, 2017, a map and data are attached regarding Engineering Tube Specialties and the groundwater and soil samples that have been monitored by the Department of Environmental Quality.
The map and data were supplied by Applied EcoSystems, Inc. of Burton, MI