Friday, January 11, 2013
T. Michael McDowell is currently serving as the City Manager for Olivette.
The Wentzville Board of Aldermen has chosen a new City Administrator and will review the proposed contract at next week's regular meeting. T. Michael McDowell, who is currently employed as the city manager for the city of Olivette, was the board's choice from the five finalist candidates under consideration. According to a press release issued this morning by the City of Wentzville,McDowell has nearly 40 years of city manager/administrator experience, having worked in multiple suburban areas across four states. “Wentzville is a great place to live, work, and raise a family," McDowell said. "I look forward to the opportunity to get to know the city’s officials, staff, and the great citizens of Wentzville and join with them helping to move …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The city worked through Interim City Management, LLC to place George R. Kolb in the position.
The City of Wentzville has issued a press release that George R. Kolb will serve as the city's Interim City Manager as part of a contract the city approved with Interim Public Management, LLC. Kolb has 40 years of city management experience, a Masters of Public Administration degree and is a credentialed City Manager. The press release states that Kolb should be assuming his duties with the City of Wentzville on Sept. 5. According to the agreement with IPM, the city will pay $3,100 per week plus expenses, provide a city vehicle for business use and pay lodging for Kolb. The city has also contracted the Mercer Group to find a permanent City Administrator, and once that happens, Kolb will continue with the city for a 45-day transitional …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
No costs would be incurred unless the city picked a candidate from those offered.
A representative from Interim Public Management spoke to the Wentzville Board of Aldermen Wednesday night about how his company's could serve the City of Wentzville by providing an interim city administrator until the city fills the position. The company provides municipalities with interim managers for short periods of time, which allows the community to focus on finding a permanent city administrator. The company would provide the names of two or three candidates, and the city would incur no cost unless they picked one of them. Cost for the interim city administrator would be based on the city's budget for the position, and on the experience of the person the city selected. The interim manager would remain an employee of Interim Public …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
After two rounds of unsuccessful interviews for the City Administrator position, the Wentzville Board of Aldermen is looking at the possibility of hiring a recruitment firm.
The Mercer Group, an Atlanta-based executive search firm, will present a proposal for recruiting a new city administrator to the Wentzville Board of Aldermen at the June 27 regular meeting. The firm would charge $21,000 for the recruitment process, broken down as follows: Mercer would hold meetings with the mayor, aldermen, department heads and community members to create a position profile. They would then meet with the board to discuss the top 8-10 candidates and get the board's feedback. After that, they would present the board with the top 3-5 candidates, facilitate interviews and assist with the selection of the new city administrator. At an optional follow-up meeting, they would help with goals and performance objectives. The …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Here's your weekly roundup of who's hiring in town and in nearby St. Charles County.
Each week, Patch brings you a list of businesses seeking to fill positions in town and in nearby communities. Here are six opportunities we found this week: Who’s Hiring: City of O'Fallon Location: O'Fallon Job: Aquatic Specialist Description: Responsible for planning, organizing, leading, and teaching a variety of aquatic activities for all age and ability groups. This position will supervise employees as designated at the City’s Aquatic facilities. This position will also be responsible for general aquatic recreation programs. Requirements: Knowledge of budgets, computers, and efficiency management principles as well as knowledge of aquatic maintenance, chemical operations and filtration systems. This position requires a minimum of two …
Friday, February 10, 2012
The city administrator position has been vacant since August 2011. Dennis Walsh has filled in on an interim basis.
More than a dozen city administrator candidates will be vetted by the Wentzville Board of Aldermen Saturday. The meeting is closed to the public. Dianna Wright, the previous city administrator, left the post in August 2011 because of "irreconcilable differences" after she had held the job since June 2008. Aldermen appeared to have some sense of urgency finding a new city administrator at the board's meeting on Wednesday. Several discussion topics stalled as aldermen preferred to seek further guidance from a prospective city administrator. The city administrator is appointed to the position by the board of aldermen, according to the city's website. The administrator provides professional leadership in carrying out the policies and …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Board will discuss police chief, city administrator vacancies.
The Wentzville Board of Aldermen is slated to hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday night at Wentzville City Hall. Items on the agenda include: The meeting is open to the public.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Patch has your weekly roundup of who's hiring in town and in nearby St. Charles County.
Each week, Wentzville Patch brings you a list of businesses seeking to fill positions in town and in nearby communities. Here are six opportunities we found this week: Who's Hiring: City of Wentzville Location: Wentzville Job: City Administrator Description: Management Requirements: Requires MPA, MBA or related degree. Minimum 10 years progressively responsible management and leadership experience, municipal government experience preferred and 3-5 years as a City Administrator/Manager in a similar size city or Assistant City Administrator/Manager in a larger community, or equivalent business experience. Category: Full time To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, salary history, and five professional references to Amy Holiway, Human …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Several items before the board Wednesday.
The Wentzville Board of Aldermen is slated to meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wentzville City Hall. Items on the agenda include: All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered to be routine by the Board and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately. The meeting is open to the public.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
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