Town Manager - Michael Pardue

The Town Manager shall be appointed solely on the basis of his or her executive and administrative qualifications. The Town Manager need not be a resident of the town or state at the time of the appointment. The office of Town Manager may be held concurrently with other appointed (but not elective) offices pursuant to Article VI, Section 9, of the state constitution. The Town Manager shall be the chief administrator of the town.

The Town manager shall be responsible to the Board of Commissioners for administering all municipal affairs in his or her charge by them and shall appoint and suspend or remove all town officers and employees not elected by the people, and whose appointment or removal is not otherwise provided for by law, except the Town Attorney, in accordance with such general personnel rules, regulations, policies, or ordinances as the Board of Commissioners may adopt. The Town manager will direct and supervise the administration of all departments, offices, and agencies of the town, subject to general direction and control of the Board of Commissioners except as otherwise provided by law.

The Town Manager will attend all meetings of the Board of Commissioners and recommend any measures that he or she deems expedient, see that all laws of the Commissioners are faithfully executed within the town, prepare and submit the annual budget and capital program to the Board of Commissioners, submit annually to the Board of Commissioners and make available to the public a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the town as of the end of the fiscal year, make any other reports that the Board of Commissioners may require concerning the operations of the town departments, offices, and agencies subject to his direction and control, and perform any other duties that may be required or authorized by the Board of Commissioners.



Finance Director/Town Clerk - Wendy Thompson

The Finance Director provides general accounting as well as cash forecasting, investing, debt management, fixed asset control and budgetary control in accordance with North Carolina's Local Government Fiscal Control Act. The Finance Director is responsible for reporting to the Town Manager, state and federal agencies as required in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes, federal law and regulations as well as generally accepted accounting principles.

The Finance Director establishes and maintains the accounting system, control and monitors expenditures, manages the receipt and deposit of moneys and other assets. The Finance Director is also responsible for payment of the Town’s bills, revenues and investments. The Finance Director also helps in the preparation of the annual audit and annual budget. Furthermore, the Finance Director is also responsible for administration of the departments of finance and customer service.

The Human Resources function is dedicated to providing all current and prospective Town Employees with information and resources that will help make the employment experience with the Town of Jonesville both professionally and personally rewarding. Any questions about employment opportunities, compensation, benefits, training, professional development or any other item related to the employment experience can be directed to the Finance Director.

The Town Clerk works with the Town Council to establish long and short range goals and to assure effectiveness and efficiency of services provided; communicates organizational mission, vision and goals and helps enhance these goals and implement programs consistent with them. Works with the Town Manager, Mayor and Board to develop consensus on a clear vision of the future of the community and the organization; coordinates and works with the Town Manager, Mayor and Board on planning and policy development to put this vision into effect; develops agendas for Board meetings; and assures resources and supporting documentation for actions are present. The ability to effectively plan, supervise and coordinate the activities, personnel, and functions of a municipal operation. You must have the ability to deal courteously yet firmly with the public.


Tax Collector/Accounting Technician - Barbara Jones

As the Tax Collector one is involved in billing and collection of property taxes and privilege licenses. Responsibilities include working with citizens, attorneys, mortgage companies etc. Duties include monitoring, controlling tax and business license collection activities which will require planning programs. Must supervise garnishments and levies for delinquent personal property taxes; foreclosures of real property to pay delinquent taxes. You must have the ability to deal courteously yet firmly with the public.

This position also maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data; prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages. Also maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.


Utilities Clerk

The Utilities Clerk reviews utilities readings from written records or hand held meter reading computers, generates billing information, performs edits, and mails bills to customers. Enters meter readings and meter numbers into accounts as they change; enters customer deposits into system; calculates interest on deposits to refund and/or apply to final bill for customers closing their accounts. Prints edit list and reviews after initial meter readings are entered; identifies potential misreads and other potential problems; determines which meters require re-reading. Prints and prepares bills for mailing. She will coordinate with the utility personnel the meter reading functions and the cutting on and off of services to customers. Answers complaints from citizens, researches problems, and answers their questions; adjusts bills for leaks, incorrect meter readings, etc. Establishes new customer accounts; insures proper initial readings are entered; establishes, updates, and deletes accounts for multiple temporary development needs.


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