Administrator spot to be filled
New city leader named soon
The Baldwin City Council is close to naming a new city administrator.
"We've narrowed it down, but we're not at the point where we're ready to make a selection," Mayor Ken Hayes said.
The council met Monday and selected a possible candidate to fill the vacant position. Hayes said negotiations were currently underway with the candidate and an announcement of the new city administrator would be made once they were completed.
Hayes said a search committee narrowed the more than 50 applications down to a few finalists. Interviews were conducted with the finalists over the past two weeks.
The city has been searching for a new administrator since Larry Paine vacated the position at the end of February to accept a city manager's position in Concordia. Hayes has been serving as interim city administrator for the past few months.
More like this story
- First land bank lots from Fort Riley overbuilding to be sold
- Demolition of Docking building not expected until 2016
- Douglas County commissioners reach consensus on 2016 budget; property taxes to remain constant
- Eudora seeks county funding for paramedics, ambulance; sheriff requests funds for corrections
- Baker Edition: Students honored for making a difference on campus