Ken Collard

Collard is taking advantage of early retirement for city workers

Four candidates are vying to replace Ken Collard who will retire early next year

Ken Collard is set to retire in January. Commission is reopening search process

Five finalists remain, Mayor Bobby Hopewell says commission could add another finalist for city manager

Proposal from Bob Murray and Associates has a $24,000 price tag. Commissioners still have to approve a contract with the firm.