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City Manager Position

City Manager Employer City of Hancock Population 4,555 Compensation $75,000 - $90,000 Closing Date March 16 2018 To Apply Please submit resume, cover letter, salary history, consent form, and five professional references to: Email:, Subject Line: Hancock Search -OR- Mail: Michigan Municipal League, ATTN: Hancock Search, 1675 Green Road Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Questions can be directed to MML Executive Recruiter Jerry Richards at or (517) 719-7807. Candidates desiring confidentiality of their interest, as allowed or and provided by Michigan law, must indicate such in a separate subject line above the body of the cover letter. This search is conducted by an Equal Opportunity Employer. Description Hancock is a full-service, council-manager city with 5,000 residents (including college students), a large contingent of vacationers visiting the area, a solid base of home-grown small businesses and a classic downtown district. The city also has available capacity in its water and wastewater utilities and space to add residential and commercial/industrial developments. Its General Fund Budget is over $2.5 million and currently has a 4% fund balance. When all funds are combined including Internal Revenue Funds, the 2017-18 annual budget totals $7.4 million. Home to civic-minded, caring, residents who take pride in their community, Hancock is looking for an approachable and accessible leader who will flourish in a small-town environment and be comfortable in a cooler climate which produces over 200 inches of snow annually. Hancock will offer a competitive compensation package which will include a starting salary within the range of $75,000 to $90,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Starting date for the position is expected to be after July 1 and is negotiable.