Thursday, March 9, 2023

New city manager takes oath of office

City Manager George Lahanas
New Northville City Manager George Lahanas was on the job this week, beginning his employment with the city. He was sworn into office by City Clerk Mike Smith at the regular city council meeting Monday, March 6.

In his new capacity with the city, Lahanas’ office will provide general administrative services for the management of the city to ensure that all city council policies and directives are implemented. Lahanas will coordinate the work of all city departments and employees and he will be responsible for the enforcement of all ordinances and expenditure of funds in accordance with the budget and the Northville City Charter.

Lahanas was the city manager of East Lansing for 11 years, and served that city for a total of 24 years. He earned his Master of Public Administration degree from Northern Michigan University, with a concentration in personnel and labor relations, He was awarded his bachelor of science degree, cum laude, from Northern Michigan University, with a major in criminal justice.

Lahanas lives in East Lansing with his wife, Shelley, and two teen daughters, Eleni and Marina.