Portage city Council http://wmuk.org en Seventeen Apply to Portage Acting Manager Job http://wmuk.org/post/seventeen-apply-portage-acting-manager-job <p>Portage city officials say 17 people have applied to become the next acting city manager. The acting manager would fill the position until Portage finds a permanent manager, hopefully this fall according to Mayor Pro Tem Jim Pearson.</p><p>Pearson says council members tentatively plan to discuss the applications for acting manager at a special meeting April 21st. He adds that the council hopes to vote on a candidate in May and have that person start no later than June.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:43:16 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 13649 at http://wmuk.org Seventeen Apply to Portage Acting Manager Job Portage Picks Deputy Acting City Manager http://wmuk.org/post/portage-picks-deputy-acting-city-manager <p></p><p>The City of Portage will go at least a couple of weeks without an acting city manager when Maurice Evans retires April 1.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 03:37:28 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 13168 at http://wmuk.org Portage Picks Deputy Acting City Manager Portage Council Sets Meeting on Appointment of Acting City Manager http://wmuk.org/post/portage-council-sets-meeting-appointment-acting-city-manager <p> The Portage City Council will hold a special meeting next week to consider the appointment of an acting city manager. Current Portage manager Maurice Evans will retire on April first, and by law the city must appoint a successor within 30 days.</p><p>Mayor Pete Strazdas has recommended the appointment of current deputy city manager Brian Bowling. Several council members said they need more time to consider the proposal.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:05:05 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 12877 at http://wmuk.org Portage Council Sets Meeting on Appointment of Acting City Manager Portage Council Considers Next Steps in City Manager Search http://wmuk.org/post/portage-council-considers-next-steps-city-manager-search <p>Portage City Council members say they hope to decide soon how they’ll select the city’s next manager. Maurice Evans announced his retirement on Monday after eight years at the post.</p><p>At the city council’s meeting yesterday, Mayor Pete Strazdas suggested councilors weigh different approaches with the hope of approving one at their next meeting. He says the first step is for members to decide what “qualities” they’re looking for in Evans’ successor. Considerations include whether to hire a search firm to find candidates and a consultant to assist with decision-making.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 04:16:25 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 12281 at http://wmuk.org Portage Council Considers Next Steps in City Manager Search Election 2013: Portage City Council http://wmuk.org/post/election-2013-portage-city-council <p></p><p></p><p>Portage voters will elect at least one new member to the City Council next week. Six candidates are running for the three City Council seats in Portage this year.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:10:28 +0000 Gordon Evans 9932 at http://wmuk.org Election 2013: Portage City Council