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What does it take to be a good City Manager

Mike Conway

Post Date:11/06/2015

Monday Public Forum focuses on City Manager qualities

The City Council will be interviewing candidates to fill the City Manager position next week. They are asking the community to provide a list of skills and characteristics that the ideal candidate should possess.

Share ideas on what makes the best City Manager for Merced during a public forum at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9. The forum will be held in the Council Chambers on the second floor of the Merced Civic Center (City Hall), 678 W. 18th St.

In addition to the Public Forum, people can post their ideas on the Merced City Manager Facebook.

Current City Manager John Bramble is retiring Dec. 6 after seven years in job. The Council has received more than 30 applications to fill the position. The Council plans to interview the finalists Nov. 14.

The Monday night Public Forum will be streamed live. Go to the City's website,, and follow the link to watch Council meetings.

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