City Manager


Darwin Watson
City Manager

(269) 469-1500 ext. 114
224 W. Buffalo St.
New Buffalo, MI 49117
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
Monday through Friday

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 the Act 51 Street Administrator.

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