Michael (Mike) Burns was hired
to become the City Manager for the City of Lowell on September 6, 2016.
Mike previously was the Assistant City Manager/Economic Development Director
for the City of Fenton, MI from February 2009 to August 2016. Besides
assisting with day to day operations, he was responsible for overseeing the
redevelopment of Downtown Fenton. Prior to that he served as a Deputy
Sheriff in Macomb County from 2000 to 2009 and during that time completed an
internship in the City of Sterling Heights City Manager’s Office from 2006 to
Mike has a Bachelor of Science
and a Master of Public Administration Degree from Eastern Michigan
University. In his spare time, he officiates football and basketball at
the high school level with aspirations of officiating college football.
He also is a NFL Game Day Assistant to the NFL game officials assigned to
Detroit Lion’s home football games.