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File #: 18-0627    Version: 1 Name: 4/16/18 Resolution for Interim Assessor
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/16/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/16/2018 Final action: 4/16/2018
Enactment date: 4/16/2018 Enactment #: R-18-130
Title: Resolution to Appoint Michael Gonzales as the City of Ann Arbor Interim City Assessor

Title

Resolution to Appoint Michael Gonzales as the City of Ann Arbor Interim City Assessor

Memorandum

The attached resolution provides for the appointment of Michael Gonzales as the City of Ann Arbor Interim Assessor, effective April 29, 2018.

 

The present Assessor, David Petrak, is retiring effective April 28, 2018, and a recruiting process has been initiated for his replacement.  The Assessor’s role and responsibilities are defined in the City’s Charter and Michigan statute.  For a city with a state equalized value like Ann Abor’s, the State Tax Commission requires a minimum certification level of Michigan Master Assessing Officer (formerly Level 4).

 

Michael Gonzales holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan and has held various positions in assessment administration since 2000.  He joined Ann Arbor’s Assessing Department in 2013 and presently serves as the Deputy Assessor.  In 2017 Mr. Gonzales obtained his Michigan Master Assessing Officer certification.   

 

Michael Gonzales is qualified to serve and is recommended to City Council for appointment as the Interim City Assessor.

Staff

Prepared by:  Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator

Approved by:  Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator

Body

Whereas, Michael Gonzales holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan, is presently serving as Ann Arbor’s Deputy Assessor, and obtained a Michigan Master Assessing Officer certification in 2017;

 

Whereas, the Ann Arbor City Charter and State statute requires a minimum certification level of Michigan Master Assessing Officer (formerly level 4) certification to fulfill prescribed responsibilities; and

 

Whereas, Michael Gonzales is qualified to serve and is recommended to Council for appointment as the Interim City Assessor;

 

RESOLVED, That City Council does hereby appoint Michael Gonzales as the City of Ann Arbor Interim Assessor, effective April 29, 2018.