The administration department of the City of Nolanville is made up of the City Manager, City Secretary, Finance Director, and an Administrative Assistant.
Stephen Pearl is the City Manager for the City of Nolanville. He became City Manager on December 16, 2010. Before coming to Nolanville, he served as an Administrative Intern for the City of Nacogdoches where he worked with many different departments. He has also served as the Certified Public Manager (CPM) Coordinator at Stephen F. Austin State University while getting his masters degree.
Stephen received both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Public Administration degree from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Nolanville is chartered as a Home Rule City and operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The City Manager is appointed by, and serves at, the pleasure of the City Council, which is the governing body responsible for setting policy. The City Manager makes budget and other recommendations to the City Council and advises the council of the City’s current conditions and future needs. The City Manager serves as the chief administrative officer and assists the Council in identifying the policy agenda and provides recommendations to the City Council.
The City Secretary serves as the official record keeper for the City of Nolanville. The City Secretary issues agendas and records minutes for all City Council meetings, authenticates by signature all ordinances and resolutions, and safeguards the municipal election process. The City Secretary also provides information to the public and helps the public locate government information maintained by and for the City in accordance with requirements established by law and by City Charter. The City Secretary is an officer of the City, appointed by the City Manager. The position of City Secretary is a statutory position required by State Law and the City Charter.
The Finance Director provides complete and accurate financial information to the Council, administration, general public, investment community, governmental agencies, and others. The Finance Director’s duties include financial reporting, budget preparation and control, debt management, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and custody and investment of public funds. The Finance Director for the City of Nolanville is responsible for the many different financial tools used by the City to operate on a day-to-day basis and handles the reporting aspect that keeps the City in compliance with all of the necessary accounting / fiscal reports required by City Charter and by State and Federal Law.