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TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
FROM: CITY MANAGER
DATE: NOVEMBER 21, 2006
SUBJECT: CITY MANAGER RECRUITMENT
The closing date for receiving applications for the City Manager position was November 3, 2006. On November 4, 2006 the City Manager Recruitment Ad Hoc Committee met with Bill Avery of Avery Associates to review the applications. The Committee agreed on the most qualified applicants who will be interviewed by Mr. Avery over the next few weeks. When Mr. Avery has completed his screening interviews, he will recommend the most qualified applicants for further interviews.
December 3, 2006 Bill Avery will complete the screening interviews
December 2006 The Ad Hoc Committee will recommend a list of candidates to be interviewed by the City Council.
January 2007 The City Council will interview the recommended
March 1, 2007 The new City Manager will report to work.
During the period between December 22, 2006, and the start date for the new City Manager, the Ad Hoc Committee acknowledges that an Interim City Manager will be needed. The options available to the City Council include appointing the Assistant City Manager, a Department Head or a former City Manager to perform the interim duties of the City Manager. Former City Manager Paul Bussey has indicated that he would be available during the first few months of 2007.