City Manager

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Joel Mazur started as the City Manager of Napoleon in January of 2017. Prior to taking this position, he was the City of Toledo’s Commissioner of Field Operations in the Department of Public Utilities. In this capacity, Mr. Mazur was responsible for overseeing the operations of the Divisions of Environmental Services, Sewers and Drainage Services and Water Distribution, which accounted for approximately 300 employees, a $35 million annual budget and $40 million in assets. He was also responsible for implementing the Departmental Safety Program.

Mr. Mazur served as the Assistant Chief of Staff in the City of Toledo Mayor’s office where he was responsible for overseeing several departmental operations, which included the Departments of Public Service, Neighborhoods, Toledo Plan Commission, Information, Communication & Technology and the Arts Commission. He also led the implementation of several special projects, including the acquisition and financing of One Government Center and the restructuring of the Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Divisions.

Mr. Mazur held the position as the Brownfield Redevelopment Officer with the City of Toledo in the Division of Environmental Services. In his time with Environmental Services, Mr. Mazur oversaw environmental remediation and development at the Marina District, several properties along Swan Creek, the cleanup and demolition of the Southwyck and Northtowne Malls, construction of UpTown Green and many more. Overall, he managed approximately $45 million in funds used for project redevelopment from a wide variety of sources.

Mr. Mazur is a graduate of Adrian College with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Wildlife Biology. He also has graduate school experience in the field of Public Administration. He and his wife live in Napoleon with their son.

Mr. Mazur believes that Napoleon is a great place to work, live and raise a family.