Sarah O. Joshi, MPA
The City Manager assists council in developing strategic plans and short- and long-range goals for the community. She oversees staff and implements policies, ordinances, and programs set forth by Council. She oversees city contracts and ensures proper administration of the budget.
Lisa A. McNees
The City Clerk administers oaths, maintains official City records, conducts elections, and oversees purchasing, invoicing, and IT services. The clerk also serves as the City's official FOIA coordinator and office manager. She is also responsible for taking minutes at City Council and Planning Commission meetings
The City Treasurer ensures that property taxes and water/sewer funds are properly invoiced, collected, and deposited or appropriately disbursed to the school district and other taxing authorities. She manages the investment of idle funds, and she prepares and maintains the City’s financial records according to State statue and the City charter. The Treasurer also assists in the preparation and maintenance of the annual budget.
Department of Public Works Supervisor
The DPW Supervisor plans, organizes and supervises the operations and personnel of the Public Works Department and performs related administrative duties regarding water system management, sanitary sewer infrastructure, ice and snow removal, and the maintenance of streets, parks, buildings, grounds, cemetery and storm sewer systems.
The Assessor administers the property tax laws. He prepares the assessment roll for all non-exempt properties in the City and mails you a notice of assessed value for your property each January. Every year, he determines the true cash value (TCV) of each taxable property within the City. Every taxable property is assessed at 50% of the TCV.
Deputy Timothy L. Randall
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff Department provides full-time law enforcement and community policing services to the City of Galesburg and its residents. For immediate assistance at any time, call 911; for non-emergency needs, dial the Kalamazoo County Consolidated Dispatch at 488-8911.
Building Permits & Inspections
Galesburg residents can use forms found on this site to apply for building permits through SafeBuilt. SafeBuilt also serves residents' zoning and ordinance enforcement needs. Citizens may report ordinance violation concerns to City Hall; such concerns are investigated and enforced by SafeBuilt.