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City Administration

City Administration
211 N. Main Street
Plainwell, MI 49080
Phone: 269-685-6821
Fax: 269-685-7282

Erik J. Wilson

City Manager

The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City as outlined by the City Charter. Reporting directly to the City Council, it is the City Manager’s responsibility to oversee the City’s long-term development plans as well as prepare and administer the City budget.

Brian Kelley

City Clerk/Treasurer

The City Clerk /Treasurer serves as Secretary to the City Council, plans and oversees voter registration and elections, maintains City records, documents and ordinances, administers oaths and serves as official custodian of the City seal. He also directs the financial accounting, reporting and investment functions of the City. Assists in the preparation and maintenance of the annual budget and oversees tax billing, collection and related reporting.

Sandy Lamorandier

Personnel Manager

The Personal Manager administers a variety of human resource functions throughout all City departments. Administers and maintains all benefits and payroll. Acts as liaison between providers and employees and assistes in resolving inquiries or problems. Maintains all personnel files. Assist the City Manager in policies, personnel and labor issues and assistants with budgeting wage and benefits. Confidential advisor to City Manager, department heads and employees

 

Denise Siegel

Community Development Manager

This position plans, directs and coordinates the full range of community development activities, including planning, building, zoning administration, code enforcement, economic development within the City. Works with boards and commissions such as the DDA BRA TIFA board, Planning Commission and other stakeholder groups, to coordinate goals and objectives for the betterment of the City including retention, recruitment, fund development, and marketing activities.

Julie Saukas

Utility Billing/Deputy City Clerk

This position provides administrative, bookkeeping and clerical assistance in support of the daily activities of the administrative offices.  Assist with tax accounts, maintains utility accounts, prepares billings and processes all payments, inputs and processes accounts receivable and assists with accounts payable invoices. Provides support to the Clerk/Treasurer, for attending meetings preparing minutes and backup to all election duties.  Serves as a support to the Community Development Manager in the gather of information and processing of permits and zoning concerns.  When calling or visiting City Hall, Julie is one of the first who may be greeting you. 

Amanda Kersten

Accounts Payable/Finance Clerk

This position provides administrative, bookkeeping and clerical assistance in support of the daily activities of the administrative offices.  Assists with utility accounts, maintains property tax accounts, prepares billings and processes all payments, inputs and processes accounts payable and assists with accounts receivable invoices. Organizes and prepares the city calendar, and provides support the Personnel Manager as back up to payroll. When calling or visiting City Hall, Amanda is one of the first who may be greeting you.