Administrative Services

The Administration Department is responsible for managing the internal operations, as well as implementing the direction of City Council.

City Administrator

Phil Kern serves Delano as its City Administrator.  Mr. Kern has been serving the City in this capacity since January 2001.  The City Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the City.  In addition to overseeing the daily activities of the City, Mr. Kern is the City's primary contact for planning, economic development, parks, and community development activities.  Mr. Kern can be contacted at (763) 972-0565 or by email.

Finance Director/Assistant City Administrator

Brian Bloch was appointed to serve as Finance Director and Assistant City Administrator in September 2004.  Mr. Bloch is responsible for reporting to the City Council on the financial matters of the City.  This includes assisting with the preparation of the annual budget and capital improvement plan, as well as monitoring the City's financial status.  Mr. Bloch can be contacted at (763) 972-0584 or by email.

Administrative Services Coordinator

Paula Bauman serves as the Administrative Services Coordinator. Mrs. Bauman has been serving the City since January, 2001, and has filled several positions during her tenure. The Administrative Services Coordinator serves as the City Clerk and is responsible for coordinating regular and special elections, licensing, records retention along with planning and zoning applications. This position is also responsible for the official records and information held by the City. In addition, the Administrative Services Coordinator manages all the City's communication efforts for the City of Delano. Mrs. Bauman can be contacted at (763) 972-4420 or by email.

Customer Service Representative

Dave Havlik serves as the City of Delano's Customer Service Representative. Mr. Havlik has been serving the City since October, 2015 and serves as the first point of contact at City Hall and coordinates support services for the City office. The Customer Service Representative coordinates requests for reservation of City Hall and other city facilities. Mr. Havlik can be contacted at (763) 972-0563 or by e-mail.

Administrative Intern

The Administrative Intern position with the City of Delano offers an advanced and unique learning and leadership experience in municipal government. This position works on and assists in completing duties and projects across a variety of departments within the City. The goal of the position is to offer a comprehensive perspective of local government management through participation and mentorship. Currently, Justin Markon is the City of Delano's Administrative Intern. Mr. Markon can be contacted at (763) 972-4423 or by email.