Council Picks Six
3:16 pm
Tue January 31, 2012

Burlington Narrows City Manager Search

Burlington is narrowing the field in its search for a new city manager.

The city council met behind closed doors for nearly an hour Monday night to discuss the candidates.

The panel emerged with a list of six finalists.

Interim City Manager Dan Luttenegger says the names of the candidates are expected to be made public later this week.

That would allow time for them to be notified.

Luttenegger says the finalists will visit Burlington on Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18.

He says they will take part in several interviews, receive a tour of the city, and participate in public forums that weekend.

The firm handling the search process, Voorhees Associates, received more than 60 applications.

After a series of interviews and reviews by Voorhees, the city council had about a dozen names to consider when it cut the list to six.

Luttenegger says Monday’s meeting was closed to the public at the candidates’ requests.

Former City Manager Doug Worden retired last month.