On Monday evening, the council will have a public forum to learn what city manager
qualities residents value most.
While serving as city manager
, his previous employer, the College of the Holy Cross, agreed to give him a nine-month leave of absence.
Jones worked the last seven months as assistant city manager
Previous Assistant City Manager
Dennis Davenport retired in December after 23 years with the city.
The job finalists are Jon Ruiz, an assistant city manager
of Fresno, Calif.
Frontier's Seattle station was formerly managed by Shirley Shackelford, who recently transferred to the airline's Los Angeles (LAX) station as city manager
Dallas/Fort Worth city manager
Pam Olsen, 47, brings four years of Frontier experience to the Dallas/Fort Worth market, including time spent with the former Frontier between 1985 - 1986.
In Worcester, the only petitions involving a city manager
have usually been to either chase that person out of town, or to eliminate the position and switch to a form of government where an elected mayor would serve as the city's chief executive.
Further chipping away occurred in 2006 when the council majority passed Resolution 4889, which grants the police auditor, not the city manager
, the power to hire, fire and supervise the auditor's staff.
But Taylor would offer this caveat to the person who aspired to be Eugene's 10th city manager
: "Being a city manager
is not for the faint of heart.
Rosen said it would be "pretty futile'' to evaluate the city manager
Assistant City Manager
Scott Mitnick will take over as the interim city manager
until a successor is found.