Search for Minot city manager continues

Local News

New on Monday, Minot Aldermen have voted on how a candidate for city manager will be chosen.

Previous City Manager Tom Barry was fired in April for creating a hostile work environment.
In May of this year, council members voted to give the go-ahead to the city’s HR director to consult a recruitment firm. However, earlier this month, the issue was tabled and it was decided further discussion would be needed.

Monday, Alderman Stephan Podrygula also voiced concerns over the $25,000 price tag for the recruitment firm’s help– but not everyone agreed.

“We went through this not too long ago with the chief of police. We ran a national search and we found a local candidate. Iron sharpens iron, and I think if we have a pool of candidates to pick from, the cream will rise to the top and it will put us in the best as a community moving forward,” said Alderman Paul Pitner.

After a vote of 5 to 2, the city of Minot will in fact use a consulting firm, GovHR USA, to find a city manager candidate. The two dissenting votes came from Aldermen Ross and Olson.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Local Sports News

More Local Sports

Latest State News

See More State News

Latest National News

More National News


More Don't Miss

KX News Trending Stories