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SteveManorSteven L. Manor - City Council

Steve Manor, a teacher who retired from the Howell Public Schools in 1998, was elected to the city council in 1999. Steve earned his Bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University in 1963 and began his 34+ year teaching career on the west side of the state. In 1966 Steve accepted a teaching position in Howell in the old Michigan Avenue school on the site where the U.S. Post Office building is currently located. Later he taught at the Highlanderway Middle School and then the High School. Steve and his family moved into the city in 1969.

In 2000 Steve was appointed Mayor Pro Tem. Currently, he serves as chair of the Howell Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and as Howell's delegate to the South East Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG). At SEMCOG Steve serves on the Executive Committee as Livingston County's city/village representative and as Vice Chair of the Finance and Budget Committee.

Steve is active with the Howell Area Youth Assets Coalition and with the Livingston 2001 Diversity Council. He is currently working as one of three co-chairs of the Howell Skate Park Committee.  Steve's hobbies include golf, camping, traveling, and reading. He is married with two grown children.

Term expires November 2015


Allen Schlittler - Mayor Pro Tem

Profile coming soon!


Term expires November 2015


CnclNiblockScott Niblock - City Council

Scott Niblock has lived in Howell for over 20 years, and is a fourth generation Howell resident. He is a graduate of Howell Public Schools. He also holds a Bachelors degree from Michigan State University and a Masters degree from Central Michigan University.

Scott’s professional career includes many years in the Payroll / Human Resource industry. Currently, he is a sales representative for Ultimate Software, which is headquartered in Weston, Florida, and is a leader in web-based payroll and employee management solutions. His office is located in downtown Howell.  Scott was elected to City Council in 2005 and looks forward to many years of being involved with the City. Some of Scott’s hobbies include golf, reading, and woodworking / home improvements. He is married and has one daughter.

Term expires November 2017 


DougHeinsDoug Heins - City Council

Doug has been a resident of Howell since 1980 and has long been active in the community, having coached Howell Junior Baseball and Howell Area soccer teams.

He was President of the Howell Jaycees, Executive Chair of the Howell Melon Festival and was first elected to City Council in 1987, serving for three terms, as well as Mayor Pro tem and delegate to the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG).

In 2011 after a 12 year hiatus Doug was again overwhelming elected back on City Council.  He can be reached at DHeins@CityofHowell.org

Term expires November 2015


Proctor Nick  adjSmallNick Proctor -City Council

Profile coming soon! 

Term expires November 2017 


Jeff Hansen NewJeffrey Hansen - City Council

After receiving my Bachelors Degree from the University of Michigan in 1990, I become a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) practitioner and have been helping my clients develop and manage their financial goals for over 24 years. 

I have taught financial classes at several community colleges in Michigan and am often invited to speak to various institutions about financial planning.  

I live in Howell, Michigan with my wife, Kelly, and our two children. My hobbies include cycling, skiing, endurance training, and hunting.

 Term expires November 2017