FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2017
CONTACT: Fred Meier, Mayor, 620-332-4906
The City of Independence City Commission is continuing the process to hire the city’s next City Manager. Online interviews with four candidates were held on April 6. Three candidates will visit Independence for in-person interviews with the City Commission. The schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Craig Whitehead, American Fork, Utah
Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Lane Massey, Larned, Kansas
Thursday, April 27, 2017, Redmond Jones, Groveland, Florida
The candidates will arrive at 9:00 a.m. each day and have an opportunity to meet city staff, tour of city facilities and then conclude the day with a formal interview with the City Commission.
The City Commission created two subcommittees with representatives from the community and local businesses. These subcommittees will have an opportunity to meet the candidates and offer their feedback during the interview process.