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By Kristina Pritchett
The City Council held a special meeting to discuss bringing in a hiring consulting firm to aid the process of finding a new city manager.
The special meeting took place on Friday, Nov. 18 to discuss bringing in a consulting firm. As of press time Thursday, it was unclear what the Council decided to do.
Doug Chotkevys announced his resignation at the end of October, to be effective Nov. 1. According to officials, the agreement was in lieu of termination.
Since then, Mike Killebrew has been the acting city manager.
According to a statement from the city, the process to find a new city manager was expected to begin soon and allow for a selection process that can occur in the beginning of the year.