Town Administrator

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Town Administrator Position- Buchanan, WI (Population 7,082)

Located in the third largest metro area of Wisconsin, the dynamic Fox Cities, Buchanan is a growing community with a rich history and bright future. Buchanan is a diverse community that contains robust commercial areas, rural lands, farms and urbanized subdivisions. Five Board Members, including Town Chair, are elected on a non-partisan basis. $5.4M total annual budget (including Transportation and Stormwater Utilities) 12 FT (including contracted police) and 40  volunteer, paid on-call fire employees.  In the spirit of representative town government, Buchanan’s future strategic directives include implementation of a 10 year, $30M Transportation Improvement Plan; development of a 3-5 year Town Strategic Plan; site planning/development  for a new yard waste transfer station and stormwater management facility and the implementation of a recently completed organizational assessment.


Require Bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field; prefer Master’s Degree with at least 5 years municipal management experience. Residency is encouraged.  Salary range $85,000-$105,750 DOQ. Desire a strong background in budget development/municipal finance, public works and engineering management; human resources management; organizational leadership skills and the ability to cultivate positive and productive relationships with the town board, staff and community members.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of integrity; a strong commitment to public service; open and positive communication skills and stable tenures in previous positions. For more information, visit the community website at

Application Process

Send cover letter, resume, salary history and references to Public Administration Associates, LLC, Attn: Chris Swartz, Partner; e-mail; phone 414-788-7028, by October 22, 2020.  Confidentiality must be requested by applicant and cannot be guaranteed for finalists.

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