City of Dewitt

City Administrator

Contact Information

Dan Coss
Phone: 517-669-2441
Email: dcoss@dewittmi.org


Daniel Coss was appointed City Administrator on February 28, 2011. He is originally from the mid-Michigan area but came to the City of DeWitt after having worked for the City of Marysville, MI for over 11 years. Daniel is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry. In 2004 he earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Administration from Central Michigan University.

Daniel is married to Nicole, also an MSU and CMU Graduate, with two daughters Skylar and Avery.

The City Administrator’s Duties include:

  • The City Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the city.
  • He is the liaison for the Mayor and Council to City Commissions, Boards, Authorities, Committees, Departments, and other organizational components of the City.
  • He is the Chief Financial Officer and develops the city budget in consultation with department heads and other administrative officers for presentation to the mayor and council.
  • He serves as the Purchasing Agent and the Personnel Officer of the City and is the Supervisor of City employees within the departments managed by the City Administrator.