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Deputy City Administrator

Dennis PresleyRole and Responsibilities

  • Assists the City Administrator with his responsibilities and tasks
  • Supervises city government in the absence of the City Administrator
  • Directly supervises the Human Resources Department
  • Oversees the operations of the Office of the City Clerk
  • Oversees the operations of the Office of the City Treasurer
  • Oversees the operations of the Information Technology Department

Dennis Presley, MPA

Dennis Presley was appointed as the City’s Deputy City Administrator in February, 2022. Previously, Dennis served as the City Administrator of East Prairie, Missouri from 2018-2022.  From 2008-2018, Dennis served as a Project Director with the SIU School of Medicine. Dennis earned both a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration of Justice and a Master of Public Administration Degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

Dennis Presley
Deputy City Administrator

(217) 342-5300
extension 5307
City Hall
201 E. Jefferson Avenue
P.O. Box 648
Effingham, IL 62401
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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