The Township Manager is responsible for the day-to-day administration of Charter Township of Brighton government. This position is filled by the Board of Trustees and is responsible to the Board for his/her actions.
Specific duties are established by Township Ordinance for the Manager. Among these duties are the following:
Ensure all Township Ordinances are enforced equitably and consistently.
Administer rules, ordinances and court judgments regarding soil removal.
Manage all public improvements, projects and utilities.
Liaison with government entities, citizens, attorneys and the press.
Maintain records of Township-owned properties, buildings and equipment.
Administer contracts between the Township and others.
Attend all Township Board Meetings, providing key information to the Board. The Manager may partake in discussion but does not vote.
Recommend to the Board various policies, procedures and ordinances.
Be an ex-officio member of all Boards and Committees of the Township.
Prepare and administer the annual Township Budget under state law.
Be responsible to the Board to provide research and administration of their work.
Act as Township Purchasing Agent (or delegate this function) but remain responsible for its proper administration.
Administer personnel policies as directed by the Board for all appointed employees.
Develop and administer operational procedures to increase efficiency and/or reduce costs.
Coordinate activities of the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals.
Perform other duties as directed by ordinance or resolution of the Board.