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Normandy Park City Manager candidates will meet with citizens April 10, 11

Normandy Park City Manager candidates will meet with citizens April 10, 11

by Jack Mayne Normandy Park resident Karen Steele last week told the City Council that citizens must be involved in the hiring of a new city manager, “after all, it is our taxes that will be paying the... [Read more]

Interim City Manager says nothing is wrong, but much organizing needed

Interim City Manager says nothing is wrong, but much organizing needed

by Jack Mayne The new man in charge of Normandy Park – interim City Manager Bob Jean – says his first two 12-hour days showed him some momentum has slowed but his first big job is to get progress moving... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council hires Bob Jean as interim City Manager

Normandy Park City Council hires Bob Jean as interim City Manager

by Jack Mayne After spending three hours questioning three candidates for interim city manager, the City Council voted on Wednesday night (Jan. 7) to hire Bob Jean, a veteran of coming into a community... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council to interview Interim City Manager candidates Jan. 7

Normandy Park City Council to interview Interim City Manager candidates Jan. 7

by Jack Mayne Four potential interim city manager candidates will be interviewed by the Normandy Park City Council next Wednesday (Jan. 7), the Council decided at a special meeting Tuesday (Dec. 30). The... [Read more]

LETTER: Former Councilmember’s thoughts on current City Manager departure

LETTER: Former Councilmember’s thoughts on current City Manager departure

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Normandy Park Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, I have been reading... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘What happened at City Hall this week is nothing short of tragic’ – Jenkins

LETTER: ‘What happened at City Hall this week is nothing short of tragic’ – Jenkins

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Normandy Park Blog nor its staff:] What happened at City Hall this... [Read more]

Chief Gaddis will fill in while Normandy Park seeks interim city manager

Chief Gaddis will fill in while Normandy Park seeks interim city manager

by Jack Mayne Even though City Manager Glenn Akramoff’s final day is Dec. 31, he is just providing information and not making executive decisions while the Normandy Park City Council reviews how to find... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council accepts City Manager’s resignation Thursday

Normandy Park City Council accepts City Manager’s resignation Thursday

At a special meeting Thursday night (Dec. 18), the Normandy Park City Council accepted the resignation of City Manager Glenn Akramoff and approved a severance agreement. Mr. Akramoff’s resignation will... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Manager Akramoff suddenly resigns

Normandy Park City Manager Akramoff suddenly resigns

Normandy Park City Manager Glenn Akramoff – who has been in that position since July, 2013 – resigned suddenly Tuesday night, Dec. 16…

Chat (and shop hardware) with City Manager Glenn Akramoff this Saturday

Chat (and shop hardware) with City Manager Glenn Akramoff this Saturday

Normandy Park City Manager Glenn Akramoff will be spending this Saturday, Aug. 30, at two hardware stores in town. No, he’s not getting ready to re-build City Hall single-handedly – he’s... [Read more]