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File #: 19-1493    Version: 1 Name: 8/19/19 Resolution to Appoint Michael Pettigrew as City Treasurer
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/19/2019 Final action: 8/19/2019
Enactment date: 8/19/2019 Enactment #: R-19-385
Title: Resolution to Appoint Michael Pettigrew as the City of Ann Arbor City Treasurer


Resolution to Appoint Michael Pettigrew as the City of Ann Arbor City Treasurer


The attached resolution provides for the appointment of Michael Pettigrew as the Ann Arbor City Treasurer, effective August 19, 2019.


Mr. Pettigrew is currently serving as the Interim City Treasurer and participated in a recruiting process that included outside candidates.  Mr. Pettigrew has served as the City’s Deputy Treasurer (Assistant Treasury Services Manager) since September 2008, and was recommended to be Treasurer from the recruiting process. 


Staff recommends that Mr. Pettigrew be appointed the permanent City Treasurer.


Prepared by:                     Tom Crawford, Financial Services Area Administrator and CFO

Reviewed by:                      Betsy Blake, Senior Assistant City Attorney

Approved by:                     Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator



Whereas, Matthew Horning, City Treasurer retired and resigned his position at the close of business on July 9, 2019;


Whereas, Michael Pettigrew subsequently served as the Interim City Treasurer;


Whereas, Section 12:1(b) of the Ann Arbor City Charter provides that the City Treasurer shall be appointed by the City Council on recommendation of the City Administrator;


Whereas, Michael Pettigrew is highly qualified to serve as Ann Arbor’s City Treasurer; and


Whereas, The City Administrator approved this resolution and hereby gives his recommendation to City Council that Mr. Pettigrew be appointed as the City Treasurer.


RESOLVED, That City Council does hereby appoint Michael Pettigrew as the City of Ann Arbor Treasurer, effective August 19, 2019;


RESOLVED, That the City Clerk be hereby directed to mail Mr. Pettigrew a certificate of such appointment in accordance with 12.5 of the Charter; and


RESOLVED, That prior to entering upon the duties of the Treasurer, Mr. Pettigrew shall take the oath required under Section 12.7 of the Charter and file the same with the City Clerk.