Village Government

Homer Village Council

Brent Michael, Village President
brentmichael@homermichigan.org

Jeff Sherman, President Pro Tempore
jeffsherman@homermichigan.org

Jeff Daglow, Council Member
jeffdaglow@homermichigan.org

Derrek Blashfield, Council Member
derrekblashfield@homermichigan.org

Mike George, Council Member
mikegeorge@homermichigan.org

Gene Hackworth, Council Member
genehackworth@homermichigan.org

Kyle Renfroe, Council Member
kylerenfroe@homermichigan.org

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The Village Council meets on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Homer Village Hall, 130 E. Main Street, P.O. Box 155, Homer, Michigan  49245-0155.  In addition to their regular Council Meetings the Village Council serves on four (4)  Standing Committees.  The Standing Committees include the following:

Executive Committee 
Brent Michael Village President, Jeff Sherman, President Pro Tempore, and  Art Kale, Village Manager.

Finance Committee  
Jeff Sherman, Councilmember, Derrek Blashfield, Councilmember, Art Kale, Village Manager & Treasurer

Public Safety Committee 
Mike George, Councilmember, Jeff Daglow, Councilmember & Art Kale, Village Manager

Department of Public Works
Gene Hackworth, Councilmember, Kyle Renfroe, Councilmember, and Daniel Jernagan, Director of Public Works.

Homer Village Manager

The Village of Homer is a Council-Manager form of Government. The Village Manager is responsible for the day to day operations and the implementation of the Village Council’s Policies. The Village Manager serves as an ex officio of all the Village Council Standing Committees. The Village Manager is also the Planning Administrator. The Planning Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at the Village Hall, 130 E. Main Street, P.O. Box 155, Homer, Michigan 49245-0155. Art Kale is the Village Manager and he can be reached at (517) 568-4321 or by email at manager@homermichigan.org

Homer Village Administrative

The Bookkeeper-Clerk is responsible for payroll, budgeting, accounts payable, water/sewer billing and administrative assistant duties. Teresa Hayes is the Bookkeeper-Clerk and can be reached at (517) 568-4321 or email at clerk@homermichigan.org

The Treasurer is responsible for collecting water and tax payments, reconciling bank accounts, setting up tax roll and collecting tax payments and answering & directing phone calls. The Treasurer is Dawn Renfroe and can be reached at (517) 568-4321 or email at treasurer@homermichigan.org

Homer Village Staff

  • Art Kale–Village Manager
  • Bob Willison–DPW
  • Teresa Hayes–Village Clerk
  • Dennis Keith-DPW
  • Dawn Renfroe–Village Treasurer
  • Bob Taylor-DPW
  • Daniel Jernagan–DPW Supervisor

Homer Committees & Commissions

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – STANDING COMMITTEE
Meets the Wednesday before the monthly Council Meeting @ 3:30pm
– Brent Michael, Jeff Sherman, Manager

FINANCE COMMITTEE – STANDING COMMITTEE
Meets the Tuesday before the monthly Council Meeting @ 8:30am
– Jeff Sherman, Derrek Blashfield, Manager, Treasurer

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE – STANDING COMMITTEE
Meets the night of the Council Meeting 1/2 hour prior to Council Meeting
–  Mike George, Jeff Daglow & Manager, 

DPW COMMITTEE – STANDING COMMITTEE
Meets the Thursday before the monthly Council Meeting @ 8:30am
– Gene Hackworth, Kyle Renfroe, Manager, DPW Manager

Homer Non-Standing Committees

FIRE BOARD
– Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month @ 7:00 pm
– Derrek Blashfield, Kyle Renfroe

PLANNING COMMISSION – FULL
– Meets 2nd Thursday of the month @ 5:00 pm
– Jim Nazar, Bob Wilbur, Austin Rinard,  Gene Hackworth, Dan Jernagan, Ed Heath & Jewell Burkwalt

LIBRARY BOARD
– Meets the third Monday of the month @ 5:00 pm
– Jeff Daglow, Trixie McMeeking

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
– Meets 3rd Thursday of the month @ 5:00 pm
– Scott Raysin, Joe Guy & James Nazar

LAKE BOARD
– Meets @ 4:00 pm on the following dates: January 8th, March 12th, May 14th, July 9th, September 10th & Novemember 12th.
– Gene Hackworth

Homer Department of Public Works - Utilities

The Director of Public Works-Utilities is responsible for the streets, water and sewer utilities, parks and building maintenance and a variety of municipal services. The Director of Public Works-Utilities is Daniel Jernagan and he can be reached at (517) 568-4321.

Calhoun County Sheriff's Department

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department

Homer Library

Address: 141 West Main, located near the circle.
Phone: 517-568-3450

Library Hours:
Monday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

The library has 9 public computers available.

www.homerpl.michlibrary.org