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Lake City City Council narrows field for finalists for city manager

Lake City City Council meets to interview finalists for city manager position
Lake City City Council meets to interview finalists for city manager position
Published: Dec. 22, 2021 at 12:55 PM EST
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LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCJB) - City council leaders in Lake City are making progress in their search for a new city manager.

At a special meeting this morning, council members conducted virtual interviews with the top four candidates for the job and narrowed the field to two finalists.

Glen Adams and Thomas Thomas were chosen to come in for in-person interviews.

“I think it was a great candidate forum. I just think it was very clear there was a separation in the top two and for me, I can co-#1′s and it was Mr. Adams and Mr. Thomas. And I think either one would be adequate for the community,” said Todd Sampson.

Adams is currently the city manager in Santa Fe, Texas.

Thomas is the interim city manager in Charlotte, Michigan.

The city will pay for Thomas and Adams to visit lake city for final interviews and a meet and greet with the community.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The Lake City City council is moving ahead in the search for a new city manager.

At a special meeting on Wednesday morning, council members interviewed the four final candidates for the position.

The candidates are Glen Adams, Brian Kauffman, Elizabeth Ladner, and Thomas Thomas.

Following the interviews, the council selected Glen Adams and Thomas Thomas for follow-up in-person interviews and a meet-and-greet with the community.

This is a developing story; updates will be made as more information becomes available.

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