John Hughes, Mayor, Town of Dewey-Humboldt
Dewey-Humboldt: Town Manager Opening and More
Arizona’s Country Town is seeking a new town manager. This person will have the opportunity to work in a historic, growing community with plenty of potential. The community of Dewey-Humboldt places a high value on private property rights and open and transparent government.
As the Town’s chief administrative officer, the town manager oversees all administrative functions, supervises all professional and clerical staff, develops and recommends the annual operating budget, and implements the Council’s policies and decisions.
The Town contracts with a town attorney, finance manager, IT support, the Yavapai County Free Library District for library services, and the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) for police services. Fire services are provided by the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA).
The fiscal year 2022-23 budget is $8 million and supports nine full-time employees and three part-time employees. Dewey-Humboldt provides residents with an array of municipal services including planning, permitting, zoning and public works, as well as financial, human resources, risk management, and emergency management functions.
A sampling of projects and items immediately needing the Town Manager’s attention include: partnering with the USDA for rural business development grants and rural loan programs; a General Plan update; a new Town Hall; and reuse options for a Superfund site located within the town limits. Requirements for this position are online.
To apply, email an application, cover letter, resume and five professional references to email@example.com. The first review of applications began Dec. 2; the position will be open until filled.
MAYOR POWER HOUR
Meet and greet
Mayor John Hughes
and local elected
officials for beverages
Dec. 19 from 6 to 7
p.m. at Cherry Creek
Ranch, 938 S. Foothill
Do you know a child who loves horses and ponies?
Come to Cherry Creek Ranch Venue & Events Dec. 15,
3 to 5 p.m. to meet local author Michael Eastwood and hear First Lady of Dewey Carie Hughes read from four books of Eastwood’s about the adventures of Cowboy
Mike and Winston.
Cowboy Mike rescued Winston, a miniature pony, in 2016 and started Pony 4 Precious, a 501(c)(3) charity, to offer free online education and training programs for little ones all over the globe.
The books are especially perfect for babies and preschoolers; 100% of the book sales proceeds are donated to the charity.