City Manager's Office

The City Manager's Office is responsible for the executive management of the day-to-day operations of the City of St Clair Shores. The City Manager provides leadership, vision, and direction to all employees to accomplish the goals and objectives of the City Council and our residents. The Manager works with City Council and administrative staff to implement strategic and financial planning objectives.

The City Manager's Office serves as a highly visible ambassador for the community by interacting and assisting with general concerns, problems, or questions. The Manager works with Mayor, Council, and city staff to respond to requests for information. Duties include general administration, organizational development, community relations, intergovernmental relations, council support/relations, and city budget and financial planning.

The City Manager's Office is also responsible for all city employees' Human Resources and Labor Relations and oversees the Building Maintenance Department.

The City Manager's Office strives to achieve positive outcomes when residents request assistance on an issue or voice a concern and is proud to maintain an open-door policy.

  1. City Manager Dustin Lent
  2. Asst City Manager Mike Greene
  3. Executive Asst Natalie Turner

Dustin Lent, City Manager, joined the City Manager's Team in July 2022. He previously served as Southgate's City Administrator where he had begun as their Parks and Recreation/DDA Director. Prior to that, Dustin was the Recreation Program Supervisor for the City of Adrian. Dustin graduated from Kent State University with a background in Business Administration and Sports and Recreation. Dustin has been involved in local government for over 15 years.