Kalamazoo City Manager search

8:12 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Wheeling, West Virginia manager withdraws from Kalamazoo search

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Robert Herron is second candidate to withdraw from search for Kalamazoo City Manager. City Commission added two candidates to pool last week
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Hours after receiving a raise, Wheeling, W.Va., City Manager Robert Herron withdrew his candidacy to be Kalamazoo's next city manager. Herron confirmed Tuesday afternoon that he will receive a $15,000-per-year raise to stay in Wheeling, as reported by The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register.
7:36 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Saginaw council member says he hopes manager gets offer in Kalamazoo - so he'll leave town

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Council member Andrew Wendt criticizes Saginaw Manager Darnell Earley who is finalist to become Kalamazoo City Manager
SAGINAW, MI - Following a decision by Saginaw City Council to change health benefits for 740 city retirees, one of the council members voting for the measure said it was mishandled by the city administration. Councilman Andrew Wendt, who has been advocating just such a change for months, said he holds City Manager Darnell Earley responsible for that poor handling.
9:27 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Kalamazoo City Commission calls special meeting after candidate for city manager withdraws

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Five finalists remain, Mayor Bobby Hopewell says commission could add another finalist for city manager
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Commissioners will meet at 3 p.m. in City Commission Chambers at Kalamazoo City Hall, 241 W. South St. On Tuesday, they picked a list of six finalists for the city manager job, but that pool dropped down to five Wednesday when Joyce Parker announced she would withdraw her candidacy.
9:05 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

One of six finalists for Kalamazoo City Manager withdraws

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Joyce Parker says she wants to complete her assignment
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Joyce Parker, emergency manager in Allen Park, Mich., has withdrawn her candidacy for the Kalamazoo city manager job. Parker said in an email late Wednesday afternoon to MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette that she had withdrawn her name from consideration for the position.
6:19 am
Tue February 5, 2013

California firm picked for Kalamazoo City Manager Search

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Proposal from Bob Murray and Associates has a $24,000 price tag. Commissioners still have to approve a contract with the firm.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission has picked Roseville, Calif.-based headhunting firm Bob Murray & Associates to lead the search for the next city manager. Of the three firms, Bob Murray & Associates is the only one that has recruited before in Michigan, having recruited in the past for Wayne County, Mich.

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