Chuck Bennett was selected as the City Manager in September 2022. Activities include Executive Director of the Brown City Downtown Development Authority, advisor to the Planning Commission, Park Board, Cemetery Board, Festival Commission, and Brown City Area Fire Authority. Chuck belongs to the Brown City Rotary Club, Michigan Local Government Management Association and International City Manager’s Association.
Working with elected officials to achieve common goals and objectives for the community. Ensure that ordinances and polices approved by the elected officials are equitably enforced throughout the city
Ensuring the cost-effectiveness of programs, balancing budgets, and securing the financial health of the community. Prepare the annual budget, submit it to elected officials for approval and implement it once approved.
Anticipating future needs, organizing work operations, and establishing timetables to meet community needs. Solicit bids from contractors and select or recommend the appropriate organization to perform the work.
Providing direction and leadership to department heads, administrative personnel, other employees and those who provide direct services to the City.
Seeking feedback from residents and members of the business community to address and solve problems. Investigate citizen complaints or issues within the administrative organization and recommend changes to elected officials.
Bringing to the community a commitment to maintaining the public trust and confidence in local government, achieving equity and social justice, and improving the quality of life for all residents.