September 30, 2022

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Pamplin Media Group – Estacada will seek the services of agency to aid town manager look for

Denise Carey will retire in February, just after doing the job for the town for a lot more than two decades

With longtime Estacada Town Supervisor Denise Carey setting up to retire in February, the town will post a request for proposals for recruitment agencies to support facilitate the search for her replacement.

During a Metropolis Council assembly Monday, Aug. 23, Carey told counselors she had questioned other metropolitan areas in the condition for agencies they had worked with in the past. The list integrated Jensen Procedures, Waldron HR, Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments, The Prothman Organization and Karras Consulting.

Councilors will evaluation proposals and pick out a marketing consultant throughout their Monday, Sept. 27, assembly. The moment the consultant is employed, a timeline will be produced for the recruitment course of action.

Carey has been Estacada’s city manager because August 2015. Prior to that, she was the metropolis recorder and finance director for 23 many years. 

In other news from the Aug. 23 Metropolis Council assembly:

n Councilors permitted a letter of assistance for a grant from the Oregon Division of Land Conservation and Improvement that could present funding for the city’s Housing Needs Investigation job.

n Jennifer Strickland was appointed to an opening on the city’s Range, Fairness and Inclusion Committee. City leaders also been given an application from Kimberlee Ables, and councilors were being divided 3-3 on who to appoint to the position and opted to wait around until eventually the Aug. 23 conference when all 7 associates would be current and the tie could be damaged.

Through the Aug. 23 meeting, Councilor Joel Litkie famous that Ables experienced quickly moved outside the house of the Estacada Faculty District boundaries last yr, which would disqualify her from the place for each the town code. Councilor Jerry Tenbush pointed out that she experienced ongoing to pay taxes on her Estacada residence during this time. Carey stated that for every the city code, the short-term transfer would disqualify Ables from the position.

n Council gave the consensus that vacancies on committees ought to be posted for 20 times and submitted to the metropolis website, Fb, Chamber publication and Estacada News.

n Following a discussion with a teen about the city’s get the job done on sustainability, Councilor Katy Dunsmuir instructed that the matter be added to the council’s plans.

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