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Village Manager
Matthew Newton, Village Manager

The Decatur Village council created the role of the Village Manager in 1998 to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Village.  As a liaison between the Village Council and Village residents, the Village Manager's goal is to ensure that Village services are provided to the citizens in a responsive and cost efficient manner.  To that end, the Village Manager is also responsible for fostering economic development and long-term fiscal integrity to ensure an appropriate growth pattern for the Village.

Feel free to contact the Village Manager, Matthew Newton at (269) 423-6114 or at mnewton@decaturmi.org.

The Manager's Office is open Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Open to the public from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Closed for lunch from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm.

Duties Include:

  • Day-to-Day Operations
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Economic Development
  • Community Relations
  • Business Relations
  • Press Releases
  • Strategic Planning
  • Village Council Relations
  • Human Resources

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