City of Grand Blanc (Grand Blanc, MI)


  • Name:Ms. Wendy Jean-Buhrer
  • Title:Finance Director/Assistant City Manager

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:City of Grand Blanc
  • Address:203 E. Grand Blanc Rd.
    Grand Blanc, MI 48439
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:8106941118
  • Main fax:8106949517

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  • Mission:
  • The continuing mission and purpose of the City of Grand Blanc is to foster community excellence, to enhance the quality of life for all people in the community, and to prepare the community for the future by sharing a strategic vision and a plan of action for improvement in: economic development, infrastructure (including transportation, water and sewage & drainage services), public safety (including police and fire prevention & suppression services), education, health care, culture and recreation.

  • History:
  • The City of Grand Blanc is located in southeast Genesee County 10 miles south of Flint and 60 miles north of Detroit. The City occupies an area of approximately four (4) square miles. The 1980 census reported 6,848 residents and the 1990 census reported 7,760 persons living in the City of Grand Blanc. The results of the 2000 census report our population at 8,242.
    "Grand Blanc", which literally means "Great White", was originally settled by Chippewa Indians. French traders arrived before 1800 and gave the town its name. By 1823, pioneer families began setting up trading posts and settling on the abundant farmland which sold for $1.25 an acre. The railroad added more work and growth to the small community in 1862. The village of Grand Blanc was the first in the state to consolidate its schools in 1904. Grand Blanc adopted its City Charter on March 4, 1930.

    The City is currently served by an appointed City Manager, an elected Mayor and six (6) elected Council Members.

  • Year established:1930
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:7
  • Advisory board size:0
  • Staff size:41

Board and Executive Names

  • Board Members / Trustees:
  • Michael Matheny - Mayor
    James Bappert - Mayor Pro Tem
    Steven Robinson - Councilmember
    Susan Soderstrom - Councilmember
    John Freel - Councilmember
    Michael Wolfgram - Councilmember
    Connie Lesley - Councilmember

  • Executive Director / President:
  • Randall D. Byrne, City Manager

Staff Names

  • Key Staff:
  • Bethany Smith - Clerk/Treasurer
    Wendy Jean-Buhrer - Finance Director/Assistant City Manager
    Matthew Wurtz - DPW Director
    Cathy Groce - Assessor
    Ted Szcepanski - Building Administrator
    Steven Solomon - Police Chief


  • Organization type:Government Agency
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Not Applicable
  • IRS Section:Unknown
  • IRS Subsection:None
  • Tax ID:38-6004555