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City Administrator

The Office of the City Administrator is responsible for the effective administration and coordination of the overall activities of the City in accordance with the goals and policies of the Mayor and City Council.

To this end the goals of the Administrator’s office are to

Building a strong team of citizens and staff
Anticipate future service demand and resource deficiencies and be proactive in addressing them.
Commit to a strong financial position
Provide excellent and equitable public service
Support opportunities to support sustainable growth

If you have questions or comments, or need information from the City Administrator's Office, please call 908-226-2570, or you may send e-mail.

About the City Administrator

The City Administrator is appointed by the Mayor, subject to the advice and consent of the Plainfield City Council.

The City Administrator under the direction and supervision of the Mayor directs and coordinates the general administration of the City government. The operations of each department are monitored to assure compliance with policies and legislation established by the Mayor and City Council. Responsibilities includes assisting the Mayor in the preparation and submission of the annual operating budget, advising the Mayor and City Council on the financial condition and needs of the City and authorizing all purchases required under the Charter.

Offices reporting to the City Administrator

Department of Administration and Finance, Health and Social Services
Department of Public Affairs and Safety
Department of Public Works and Urban Development
Office of the City Clerk
Office of Economic Development
Corporation Counsel