Supervisor

St. Clair Township Supervisor

Dave Barnes, Sr

Contact Dave at 618-660-3645

Dave Barnes, Srdave@stclairtownship.com

Job description:

  • Oversees a sewer operation with 100 miles of sewer lines, 16 lift stations, and one sewer treatment plant
  • Oversees the billing and collections for 9,000 sewer accounts.
  • Oversees office operations.
  • Oversees the maintenance of two parks and two tennis courts.
  • Oversees the general assistance program.
  • Serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
  • Serves as the treasurer for Township and Road District funds.
  • Manages six full time employees.
  • Prepares annual budget.
  • Prepares annual tax levy.
  • Reviews and approves bills
  • Reviews and approves sewer billing adjustments..
  • Investigates sewer backups and coordinates insurance claims.
  • Prepares Board of Trustee meeting agendas and information packets.
  • Negotiates contracts and agreements.
  • Oversees capital improvement projects.
  • Meets with employees, citizens, attorneys, engineers, insurance agents, and service providers on various topics.
  • Makes sure the Township is in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Writes and manages grants for sewer and park projects.
  • Serves as the Freedom of Information Act Officer.