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Rockville Announces Three Finalists for City Manager

A meet-and-greet is scheduled for June 2.

The Rockville City Council on Wednesday released the names of the three finalists in the search for a new city manager.

They are:

  • Paul Folkers, Assistant city manager of Gainesville, FL.
  • Barbara Burns Matthews, city manager of Takoma Park.
  • Thomas Moton, assistant city manager and acting city manager of Greenville, NC.

The community is invited to the  from 3 to 5 p.m. on June 2 to meet the finalists and provide input for the council to consider in their selection.

The three finalists were narrowed from a group of seven candidates selected for interviews by the council out of a pool of 61 applicants, according to a city news release.

Jennifer Kimball has served as acting city manager since .

Richmond, VA-based Springsted, Inc. is conducting the search for a new city manager under a $20,800 contract with the city.

Rockville operates under a council-manager form of government. The city manager provides management and administrative support for the day-to-day business of the city, including carrying out policy enacted by the City Council.

For more information, contact John A. Anzivino, senior vice president of Springsted Inc. at 804-726-9748, or janzivino@springsted.com.

Jeff Hawkins May 23, 2012 at 04:26 PM
Caption for the photo: When can I get the %3@!&*$@# outta here!!!
Jim Coyle May 27, 2012 at 03:33 PM
Jeff, Scott was CM for 7 years which is a very good achievement in the realm of City Managers. If you get the right fit for the City, things can go very well. since Rockville's model is a corporate one, an effective CM can make the M &C look very effective in carrying out policy.

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