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Posted on: October 26, 2018

City of East Grand Rapids Searching for New City Manager

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The City Commission is currently in the process of selecting a new city manager after Brian Donovan announced his retirement this past spring. Donovan, who served in his role for 25 years, plans to remain with the city until a new manager is found.

The commission is working with the Michigan Municipal League for the search and plans to have applications submitted by mid-November. Candidates will be then be selected for an interview process targeted for December.  The public will have the opportunity to meet the final candidates.

Timeline

  • Mid-October: Advertisements placed on national, state and local sites
  • November 20:  Application deadline
  • December 18: City Commission reviews screening reports and selects candidates for interviews
  • January 10: Public open house to meet the candidates
  • January 11: City Commission interviews candidates
  • Mid-January: City Commission deliberation, offer, background/reference checks, etc.


Those interested in the position can view more information here


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