Mat-Su Still Searching for Borough Manager

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

The Matanuska Susitna Borough is still in need of a borough manager.  After narrowing down a field of dozens of applicants to only three, the Borough Assembly has decided to hire a national executive search firm from Florida.  Colin Baenziger and Associates will continue the process of locating and hiring a borough manager.  Patty Sullivan, Borough spokesperson, says the Assembly met this week to discuss the matter.  Assembly members shared what qualities they are looking for in a new manager and asked how the search firm can promote the Borough.

Currently, representatives of the company are touring the Matanuska Valley’s points of interest.  The successful manager applicant will replace former borough manager John Duffy, who resigned in June of this year.

Mat Su voters will head to the polls to elect a new Borough mayor in a special election on January 11.  Eight mayoral candidates have thrown their hats into the ring.  The election winner will fill a partial Borough mayor term which ends in October of 2012.

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