Kalamazoo City Manager search

11:27 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Saginaw City Manager retires will become Emergency Financial Manager in Flint

Darnell Earley was a candidate to become Kalamazoo City Manager earlier this year
SAGINAW, MI - After seven years serving as Saginaw's city manager, it appears that Darnell Earley will soon be leaving to take a new job serving as Flint's emergency manager. Gov. Rick Snyder plans to announce Earley's appointment to replace current Emergency Manager Mike Brown during a press conference in Flint Wednesday morning.
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8:25 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Five finalists in the running for Kalamazoo City Manager

Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo
Credit WMUK

Assistant City Managers from Kalamazoo and Battle Creek are among those vying to replace retiring Kalamazoo City Manager Ken Collard. 

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2:25 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Kalamazoo city manager ad puts salary at $150,000

The advertised salary is more than retiring manager Ken Collard is paid annually but is somewhat lower than his overall compensation.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission will advertise a $150,000 salary in its search for the next city manager, based upon a recommendation from its search firm. Vorhees Associates LLC has recommended the salary be listed at $150,000 with an option for it to be adjusted upward or downward based on experience, after conducting salary studies of city managers in other Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and mid-Ohio cities.
6:14 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Consultant recommends advertising $150,000 annual salary for Kalamazoo City Manager

Retiring City Manager Ken Collard makes $138,717, his total compensation package is just over $167,000.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A search firm will recommend to the Kalamazoo City Commission Tuesday morning that the city advertise a $150,000 salary in its search for the next city manager. City commissioners will meet at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in city commission chambers at Kalamazoo City Hall to act on the recommendation.
10:04 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Illinois firm chosen to assist with Kalamazoo city manager search

Vorhees services will cost city almost $20,000
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission chose Voorhees Associates LLC of Deerfield, Ill., to lead the search for the next Kalamazoo city manager at a special meeting Thursday. Commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with Voorhees as the new head-hunting firm after firing Bob Murray & Associates of Roseville, Calif., in May and reopening the search.

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