Kodiak City Manager Linda Freed set to retire at the end of April, the city has
begun the process of finding her replacement in the hope of filling the post by
the time she steps down. KMXT's Erik Wander has more.
City Mayor Carolyn Floyd said she appreciates Freed's eight years of service as
city manager and that finding her replacement will be no small task.
1 23 sec "We're really going to miss Linda ... time for her to
retire, she said.")
said replacing Freed, who will not directly take part in the recruitment
process, will take some time.
2 30 sec "We'll be advertising ... will interview those people.")
City Council will ultimately choose who serves in the post. City Clerk Debra
Marlar described the recruitment and hiring process as well as the timeline for
1 45 sec "If people are interested ... select finalists to
Marlar said the ideal candidate
will hold a degree in public administration and 5 years' experience in
municipal government in an administrative capacity. She also said the
successful candidate must live within city limits within the first six months
of being hired. Floyd and Marlar said the city hopes to make a decision
regarding the city manager's position before the end of April, when Freed
retires. Application information is available online at the city's Web site. I'm