City of Troy Announces Troy’s New City Manager Mark Miller
(Troy, MI) – The Troy City Council voted 6-1 on November 19 to appoint Mark F. Miller as the Troy City Manager. Miller’s appointment is contingent on the agreement of contract terms.
Mark was appointed as the Acting City Manager on March 11, 2018. His career at the City of Troy started in 2000 where he was the Principal Planner and Planning Director in the Planning Department. In 2009, Miller transitioned into the city management ranks and transferred to the City Manager’s Office where he held the position of Acting Assistant City Manager-Economic Development Services and his most recent position, Director of Economic and Community Development. Miller holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Urban Planning from Michigan State University.
“We sincerely appreciate Mark’s dedication and contributions to the Troy community during the past 18 years and look forward to working with him as he helps guide the City into our next phase of growth and development. I am very confident in Troy’s future at the City of Troy with City Manager Miller and the excellent team of employees,” Mayor Dane Slater said.
For more than 30 years Mark Miller has provided professional services to a wide variety of clients. Prior to working in the Troy City Manager’s Office, he was a recognized leader in the Michigan planning field. Mark was elected by his peers twice to the Board of Directors of the Michigan Association of Planning, a chapter of the American Planning Association. He provided leadership as the Secretary-Treasurer, Vice-President and President. He has proven skills in planning, zoning, form based codes, economic development, expert witness and city management.
“City Council, residents, businesses, and our employees can be assured that I will use all of my leadership and management skills to continue the high standards that Troy maintains. Furthermore, our employees and I will help guide Troy with continual improvements into the future,” City Manager Miller said.
Miller won a 2007 Merit Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects, Michigan Chapter, and the 2007 Outstanding Planning Project Award, both for the Troy Downtown Development Authority’s Big Beaver Corridor Study. He also won a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, John J. Gunther Blue Ribbon, Best Practices Award in 1999.
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