DEPARTMENTS


DEPARTMENTS

Our municipal organization, led by City Manager Thomas "Chip" Outhier, consists of 19 separate departments. Below is the information for our government departments which include City Council members and the Human Resources Department.




CITY CLERK
Merry Whitham
City Clerk: Merry Whitham
Deputy City Clerk: Cynthia Neumayer

City of Blackwell
PO Box 350
Blackwell, OK 74631

Administration: 580.363.7250
Fax: 580.363.5527

The City Clerk maintains all official City papers, records, public documents, minutes and files of the City council, all City boards and commissions. The Clerk also publishes ordinances, notices, agendas and other public documents. The City Clerk is entrusted with the official seal of the City. The Clerk also receives all lawsuits, protests, appeals, and bids. 



CITY MANAGER
Thomas "Chip" Outhier
City Manager's Office
PO Box 350
Blackwell, OK 74631

Administration: 580.363.7250
Fax: 580.363.5527

The City Manager is the chief administrative officer of the City. He is appointed by the City Council and carries out the policies set by the Council. The City Manager coordinates and directs City activities and controls the employment of all other City employees. The City Manager is responsible for preparing and utilizing the City budget after it is approved by the City Council as well as making professional recommendations to help the Council develop policy. 



CITY MAYOR
TJ Greenfield
City of Blackwell
PO Box 350
Blackwell, OK 74631

Administration: 580.363.7250
Fax: 580.363.5527

TJ Greenfield was elected to serve the City of Blackwell as Mayor in May of 2016. The Mayor is responsible for overseeing the legislative, financial and operational measures of the City. He is charged with the duties of overseeing every department and every aspect of City business.



HUMAN RESOURCES
Traci Hanebrink
Payroll: Traci Hanebrink 

City of Blackwell
PO Box 350
Blackwell, OK 74631

Administration: 580.363.7250
Fax: 580.363.5527

The Human Resources Department handles the City's human resource functions for more 100 employees of the City of Blackwell. 



CODE ENFORCEMENT/FIRE MARSHALL
Jerry Wieland
Code Enforcement Department
221 W. Blackwell
Blackwell, OK 74631

Office: 580.363.0300
Fax: 580.363.0324

Code Enforcement’s mission is to enhance the level of public safety and city aesthetics through the enforcement of city codes and ordinances which relate to housing, zoning, signs, grass and weeds, etc. Currently the City operates under the International Building Code, Fire Code, Plumbing Code and Residential Code along with the National Electric Code. In addition, this office is responsible for the issuance of all required permits and the scheduling of inspections.
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