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Business Administrator

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The Business Administrator handles the operational, organizational and managerial responsibilities for the City. He also provides leadership and administration for all city departments and effectively implements the Mayor’s policies and directives.

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

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

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

The Business 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.

Departments Reporting to the Business Administrator

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Department of Finance
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Department of Police
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Department of Public Works
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Department of Communications and Technology
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Department of Health and Social Services
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Fire Department
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Office of the City Clerk
City of Plainfield Office of Economic Development
City of Plainfield Personnel Division
City of Plainfield Municipal Court
City of Plainfield eGOV
City of Plainfield HR & Benefits Administration
City of Plainfield Office of the Public Defender