Adam R. Smith was appointed City Administrator in November 2014. Prior to his service in Grand Ledge, he served as the Manager for Mackinaw City and the City of Jonesville, Michigan. As City Manager, his Municipal Executive duties include oversight of the budget and day-to-day municipal operations of the City. Mr. Smith provides recommendations to the City Council concerning the affairs of the City. Adam is licensed by the State of Michigan Bureau of Aeronautics as an Airport Manager and assists in enforcement of federal, state, and local rules and regulations pertaining to the Abrams Municipal Airport, its aircraft, airmen, and women.
Mr. Smith served on the Board of Directors and remains involved with the Michigan Municipal Executives, Michigan Local Government Management Association, the Michigan Municipal League's Workers' Compensation Fund Board of Trustees, and the Elected Officials Academy Advisory Board. Adam has worked to place public administration interns and fellows in communities throughout Michigan annually since 2008. He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Central Michigan University and remains committed to life-long learning.