The Centerville City Council has hired Kevin Stocker as the temporary city administrator on a month to month contract, replacing Kim Crego, who retired in December 2012.
The contract designates CAM-PS, of Elkhart, as the interim city administrator for work until April 30 and then month to month thereafter for a fee of $5,125 per month. The contract is for a minimum of three months of services and could continue until the position is filled by a full-time administrator.
Interim city administrator duties to include a presence at City Hall Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. throughout the term of the contract; develop and finalize the FY 2013-14 budget; attend council meetings; write grants and give monthly updates to the mayor and council.
Temporary City Clerk Joyce Davis said Stocker has done more than 50 budgets for cities of various sizes and will focus on the upcoming city budget for fiscal year 2014.
"I think he will be very helpful," Davis said Monday shortly after the council meeting adjourned at 6:22 p.m.