Administrative Services encompasses nearly all City Departments. The City Council is the governing body for the City of Sauk Centre and the City Administrator supervises all employees of each department.
The City Administrator's office is located in room #307 on the upper level of City Hall, 320 Oak Street South (corner of Oak and 4th Streets.) City Administrator, Rose Ann Inderrieden, performs top-level administrative and supervisory work to coordinate all municipal operations (except utilities under the Public Utilities Commission's authority); manages finances and investments; prepares and administers the annual budget; and oversees payables and receivables, payroll administration, and municipal elections. The Administrator oversees all departments of the City, including, but not limited to Administrative Offices, Emergency Services and Public Works.
Deputy Clerk and Account Clerk
These two positions are under the direction of the City Administrator. Job Descriptions for these and other positions may be obtained through City Hall.
Administrative Office Assistant/Information Technician Wendy Drobny attends all City Council, Planning Commission, Park Board, Airport Commission, Economic Development Authority Board, Council Committee, and Joint Agency Meetings and prepares the minutes for each. The Administrative Office Assistant/IT also maintains City records in accordance with the records retention schedule, administrates or supervises the electronic recording of archival files, troubleshoots and/or solicits quotes for repairs for office communications technical equipment, cooperatively prepares the meeting agendas and packets for the Airport Commission and Park Board, assists in the preparation of various other packets, assists the Account Clerk with various office duties, maintains the City's Public Access channel on cable television, performs the duties of the Web Master for the City's web site, maintains the City's computer network and related equipment, makes revisions to the City Code following passage of ordinances, orders office supplies for all departments, assists department heads and the City Administrator with a variety of correspondence and research projects.
Interim City Planner Joe Heinen is in the Planning and Zoning office three days per week until a full time Planner can be hired. Joe assists with development projects, building permits and other related issues. Currently the City is exploring options to restructure the Planning Department, as well as the Economic Development Department. The City Planner currently develops and coordinates the comprehensive planning program, including land use, plans, develops and enforces zoning and other land use regulations, including floodplain, shoreland and subdivision restrictions with various builders and/or contractors. Assists the City Administrator and assigned City Engineering firm in public improvement projects. The Planner also aids developers in securing financing options through the local Economic Development Authority or its assigned consultants, provides technical assistance and ordinance interpretation to builders and contractors to assure compliance with land use regulations, prepares agendas and packets for the Planning Commission and actively participates in coordinating public improvements projects while working with the City's engineering firm/staff.
Interim EDA/TIF Director Vic Schulz is busy getting himself acquainted with policies, procedures and individual accounts to aid in the restructuring of both the EDA/TIF and Planning Department position. All Economic Development and Tax Increment Financing questions may be directed to Vic Schulz at. (320) 352-2203, ext. 2302. Vic is usually in the office on Thursdays and Fridays 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.