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ANAHEIM CITY COUNCIL SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT IN NATIONWIDE CITY MANAGER RECRUITMENT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 9, 2013) The Anaheim Mayor and City Council have initiated a recruitment process for a new City Manager, and are interested in obtaining feedback from the community to guide the recruitment and selection strategies.
Effective immediately through June 7, an online survey will be available for community participation. The survey will take just a few minutes to complete, and can be accessed by clicking here.
“Recruiting for a City Manager position requires careful consideration, and we are inviting the Anaheim community to provide their valued input in this brief survey. Anaheim is a city offering excellent residential living, a strong business sector, as well as a vibrant convention, sports and entertainment industry. We value the input of our residents as we move forward in the selection process,” said Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait.
In addition, input may be offered during public comments at City Council meetings or through contacting the City Council. For more information on how to participate in public comments or to contact a Council member, please click here. To access the City Manager job description please click here.
The survey link will remain on the City’s website through June 7. The City Council will review the results of the survey before interviewing the finalists in approximately eight weeks. The Council hopes to have the selection process completed by early summer.
For more information on the City of Anaheim, please visit www.anaheim.net.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 343,000 residents and more than 2,950 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.5 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc., L-3 Communications, Pacific Sunwear, and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including Angels Baseball, Anaheim Ducks, the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team, and the Professional Arena Soccer League Anaheim Bolts. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with the Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast, Honda Center, City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim GardenWalk, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes millions of visitors to the city, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.