Monday, April 15, 2013
Vote was unanimous after second round of interviews Monday for current North St. Paul city manager.
Walter "Wally" Wysopal is the Fridley City Council's choice for city manager. That is the word from Fridley City Hall, where council members interviewed Wysopal and Michael Ericson, their two finalists for the position left open after longtime city manager William Burns retired at the end of 2012. Here is the text of a press release issued Monday evening by Deborah Dahl, City of Fridley director of human resources: On Monday, April 15, 2013, the Fridley City Council met in a Special Meeting to conduct second interviews with its top two finalists for the position of City Manager. After the two interviews, the City Council briefly discussed the finalists and then voted unanimously to select Walter (Wally) Wysopal to be the next City Manager …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Council preparing questions for Monday meetings with city-manager candidates Michael Ericson and Walter (Wally) Wysopal.
The two finalists for the job of Fridley city manager will each interview with the Fridley City Council for a second time on Monday, April 15, 2013, at Fridley City Hall, according to a City of Fridley press release Saturday. The council met Saturday and decided to interview Michael Ericson and Walter (Wally) Wysopal again, according to the release: The Fridley City Council met in a Special Meeting on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fridley Municipal Center to determine the next step in the selection process for a new City Manager. After a brief discussion by Councilmembers concerning their individual readiness to select a top finalist, the Council voted unanimously to proceed with a second round of interviews of the two top …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Fridley City Council may opt interview finalists Walter (Wally) Wysopal and Michael Ericson again
Update (Thursday): City of Fridley Director of Human Resources Deborah Dahl clarified the hiring process for a new city manager in an email Thursday morning. Dahl explained that "the City Council has not decided to hold the second interviews for the City Manager's position yet. They will meet on Saturday (April 13 at 2 pm) to decide whether or not to have the 2nd interviews. Due to the advance notice requirements of Special Meetings, we had to post the meeting notice just in case they decided to meet. If they make a decision to proceed with a contract, then they will cancel the Monday meeting." Original post (Wednesday): Two finalists for the job of Fridley city manager will return for second interviews with the Fridley City Council on …
Monday, April 8, 2013
It's one of the issues on the Fridley City Council agenda for April 8, 2013
Rehabilitating the water main on Matterhorn Drive, which has seen more than its share of water main breaks recently, is on the agenda for the regular Fridley City Council meeting on April 8, 2013. Also up for discussion: whether to approve a gas-price sign on the canopy at the Sam's Club filling station. See the agenda above by clicking on the PDF thumbnail or by visiting the City of Fridley website. The meeting is set for 7:30 p.m. at Fridley City Hall and is open to the public.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Discussion and selection now set for Sunday afternoon. Interview sessions start Friday evening.
The process of hiring a new Fridley city manager can now go to Day Three, after a new post at the City of Fridley website Friday morning announced a Sunday session for the Fridley City Council's deliberations: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there will be a special meeting of the Fridley City Council on Sunday, April 7, 2013, commencing at 12:30 p.m. for the following purposes: 1. Discussion of City Manager selection process; 2. Discussion regarding City Manager position finalists and selection of City Manager. Said meeting will take place in Conference Room A of the Fridley Municipal Center, 6431 University Avenue N.E., Fridley, Minnesota. Earlier Schedule The Fridley City Council had earlier scheduled its interview sessions with nine …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Interviews are set for April 5–6, 2013 at Fridley City Hall.
The Fridley City Council approved nine people who want to be Fridley's next city manager as finalists for the job on Friday, out of 46 who applied. In alphabetical order, the finalists are: Who are the finalists? Here is some information about who they may be. Here are details about the process posted on the City of Fridley website after the city council met in a special meeting Friday afternoon. The selection process has been coordinated through Slavin Management Consultants of Norcross, GA, which received and reviewed 46 applications. Robert Slavin, President of Slavin Management and David Krings, search consultant, screened and recommended a list of applicants for Council to consider as finalists in accordance with criteria established …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Watch a replay of the council's regular meeting on Monday.
See the Fridley City Council in action on March 25, 2013 above or at the City of Fridley's video-on-demand website. Related:
It won't be on live or recorded TV, but the March 29, 2013, meeting is open to the public meeting and staff will take minutes.
The Fridley City Council signaled Monday that members may be ready to choose finalists for the job of Fridley city manager at a special council meeting on Friday. Council Member Ann Bolkcom made the motion at Monday's meeting to set the special meeting for 4:30 p.m., March 29, 2013, at Fridley City Hall. It passed without any "no" votes. The purpose is "for us to receive more information from our consultant" on city manager candidates, Bolkcom said. "In my estimation, it's not going to be a lengthy meeting," Mayor Scott Lund added. The city manager position has been open since William Burns' resignation at the end of 2012. In the meantime, City Finance Director Darin Nelson has acted as interim city manager. The special meeting on Friday …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Council meets at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 25, 2013, at Fridley City Hall.
The Fridley City Council will discuss its process for selecting a new city manager at its regular meeting on March 25, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. at Fridley City Hall. See a summary of the agenda at the City of Fridley's website, where you can also download the full agenda. Or look at the full agenda here by clicking on the PDF thumbnail.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Read the full city council agenda here.
Click on the PDF thumbnail to view the full agenda for the Fridley City Council's March 11, 2013, meeting in the window above. Or visit the City of Fridley webpage for the meeting. Click here for a summary of the agenda. The council meeting is open to the public starts at 7:30 p.m. at Fridley City Hall, with a pre-meeting set for 7 p.m. You can watch live or later on local cable TV, or online on demand later on.