From Newport Clerk Recorder Peggy Hawker:
The Newport City Council recently selected three finalists for the position of City Manager. The candidates are:
* William Kohbarger – Kohbarger has more than 14 years of City Manager experience in communities ranging in population from 2,250 to 36,593. He was most recently the Town Manager of Pahrump, Nevada.
* Spencer Nebel – Nebel has served as City Manager for Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan for the past 21 years. Sault Ste. Marie is a full-service community of 14,000 residents.
* Ken Strobeck – Strobeck is the Executive Director of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns, and previously worked in this position for the League of Oregon Cities.
The city has retained a consultant for this recruitment, and he is finalizing the interview process. There will be a reception to meet the candidates on the evening of Thursday, October 17th at City Hall. More information will be available in early October.
Interviews will be held on October 17 and 18, 2013.
For additional information, contact Mayor Roumagoux at 541.265.9260 or Peggy Hawker at 541.574.0613.