Perry is located immediately south of the I-69/M-52 Interchange, midway between
Lansing and Flint.

The City of Perry is a Home Rule City governed by a 6-Member Council and Mayor.
Election of all City officers is on a non-partisan basis.

The City maintains municipal water and sewer, trash removal, an excellent police department,
A-1 fire department, public library and community museum for its residents.
The Perry Public School District provides classes for students in pre-K through 12th grade.

In 2010, the U.S. Census recorded 2,188 residents living in the City of Perry.

 Mayor Sue Hammond

Sue's family has been a part of the
  Perry community for three generations.  
She was born in the local doctor's office
and grew up in the Perry community
graduating from Perry High School
in 1969.

She has been involved in music and
played the piano her enitre life.
Sue has played for various churches,
civic and private events,
accompanied band students and
school choirs and sang with, then
directed the community choir.
She currently is the pianist/music
director at the Shaftsburg United
Methodist Church.

 Sue has worked in the medical field
for 30 years as a medical assistant,
x-ray tech, orthopedic tech, and
later as a medical transcriptionist.

E-Mail:
      shammond@perry.mi.us      
Phone Contacts:
  City Hall -
  (517) 625-6155 Ext. 231  
  Cell - (517) 202-5507
Elected: 2020 
2-Year Term
  Expires: Dec. 2022 
 

She became a licensed Realtor in
1991 then in 1993 a real estate
associate broker. She no longer
has a real estate license.

  Sue served on the Perry Township  
DDA for about 20 years.
She was elected to a Perry
Township Trustee position and
served that full term.
She started the recycling program
and served on that committee
which was 
a joint venture with
Perry Township, the City of 
Perry and Village of Morrice.

She and her husband Ron have
been married 51 years and have
a son and daughter-in-law and
a daughter and son-in-law,
and five grandchildren.

 Mayor Pro-Tem Larry Lambert

   Larry and his wife of 47 years, Linda,  
have been residents of Perry for
over 20 years.

He earned a Bachelor of Engineering 
  degree from General Motors Institute/  
Kettering.

 Larry held a variety of quality
engineering and middle
management positions during his
35-year GM career in
Lansing and Pontiac.

After retiring from GM in 2005,
he established and managed a
successful self-employed handyman
business, which he operated
for 11-years.

 E-Mail: llambert@perry.mi.us
Phone: (517) 281-9833
Elected: 2020
Term Expires: Dec. 2024

In his spare time, Larry enjoys
Shotgun Trap Shooting and
Shotshell Reloading; Home and
Yard Maintenance; Whitetail
Deer Hunting; and supporting
his wife's (Linda) Craft Show
activities.

Larry was appointed to the
City of Perry Planning Commission
in January 2020
(No other prior political experience).

  "Now that I've retired twice," said Larry,  
"I'd like to use my career's experiences
and talents to help ensure that the
voice of the residents of Perry are
heard in city government.
 
*Note: The Mayor Pro-Tem is appointed every two years by the incoming Mayor.

 Council Member Mindy Galbavi

Mindy has lived in Perry her entire
life and graduated from
Perry High School in 1973.

She and her husband Tom, have been
married 48 years and have
two daughters and four grandchildren.

Mindy retired in 2020 with 22 years
of service as a
receptionist/office assistant at
Cedar Creek Vet Clinic in
Williamston for 20 years.

E-Mail: mgalbavi@perry.mi.us
Phone: (517) 625-3471
Elected: 2020
Term Expires: Dec. 2022



Until her appointment to City Council
on May 16, 2019, Mindy served on the
City of Perry Planning Commission
for 23 years and has been secretary
for the last 2-1/2 years.

In her spare time, she enjoys time
with her family, crafting, especially
paper crafting and gardening.

 

   Council Member Bob Porter   

  Bob Porter has lived in the city since 2016 in a  
historic house designed by the well-known
Lansing architect Edwyn Bowd.
He and his wife, Jennifer, have been married
since 1986 and they raised
three children together.

He graduated from Birmingham Groves
High School in 1981.


Bob is a custom residential landscape
project manager for Great Oaks Landscape
in Novi.
His grandfather and father were landscapers
and Bob began working for his father during
the summer when he was just 12. 


E-Mail: bporter@perry.mi.us
Phone: (248) 893-5539
Elected: 2020
Term Expires: Dec. 2024

As a boy, he loved to ride around in the
truck with his dad while he plowed snow
 all night.
As long as Bob still went to school, his
mother let him.
In the winter, he manages commercial
  snowplowing contracts for his employer.  

Bob enjoys fishing, hunting, gardening,
working on his house, watching the
Detroit Lions
and the Tigers, and having all of his
children and their partners over on
special occasions and holidays.

Before his election to city council, Bob
served on the Planning Commission.
He is excited about working hard for the
residents of the City of Perry.

  Council Member Steve Wallace  
Steve has lived in Perry since 1985.
He and wife, Debbie, have raised four children,
all of whom graduated from Perry High School.
  He currently works at Michigan State University  
supervising the Beaumont Nursery and Supply
yard. He will have 43 years of service when he
retires later this year (2021).
Steve previously served the City of Perry
as a Council Member and Mayor.
He has also served as a
member of the Board of Review as well as
other boards.
 

E-Mail: swallace@perry.mi.us
Phone: (517) 625-6155
Appointed: April 1, 2021
Term Expires: Dec. 2022

  In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending time  
with family, camping and golf.
Steve would like to encourage all residents
to get involved with city government to
insure all ideas
are shared to make the
City the Best it can Be.
 
  Council Member Randy Coffey  
 

E-Mail: rcoffey@perry.mi.us
Phone: (517) 819-9826
Appointed: April 1, 2021 * Term Expires: Dec. 2022
 
  Council Member Mike Connell  
 

E-Mail: mconnell@perry.mi.us
Phone: (517) 331-1342
Appointed: July 1, 2021 * Term Expires: Dec. 2022
 
 
Perry City Council meetings are held at 7 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month, unless otherwise posted.
Council Chambers are located in the lower level of Perry City Hall, 203 W. Polly Street.
Enter on the east side of the building.
All meetings are held in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

 

 


 

Address

203 W. Polly St.
Perry, MI. 48872

Phone/Fax

Phone: (517) 625-6155
Fax: (517) 625-6157
Hearing Impaired:
Dial 711

Hours

Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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