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News Brief: GB Selectboard seeks volunteers for town manager screening committee

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By Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 News

Great Barrington Selectboard seeks volunteers to serve on town manager screening committee

Great Barrington — The Great Barrington Selectboard invites interested residents to apply to serve on the Great Barrington Town Manager Screening Committee.

“We look forward to having residents participate in the process of selecting Great Barrington’s next town manager,” said selectboard Chair Stephen Bannon. “It is important to us that residents are involved throughout the screening process.”

The duties of the seven-member committee include reviewing resumes of applicants, selecting approximately six to nine semi-finalist candidates, interviewing those candidates, and selecting a total of three to five finalists to forward to the selectboard for interviews. It is anticipated that the members of the committee will need to attend a maximum of four meetings to fulfill their obligations in accordance with the town’s charter. Once finalists’ names are presented to the selectboard, the committee will have completed its mission.

Great Barrington has hired the consulting firm Community Paradigm Associates to assist in the town manager search process. The consultant will guide and assist committee members in their efforts.

To submit an application to serve on the town manager screening committee, email a letter of interest and/or resume to hkuziemko@townofgb.org. To mail or drop off an application, submit a cover letter and/or resume to Town Hall, 334 Main St., Great Barrington, MA 01230 Attn: Helen Kuziemko, Selectboard Office, Town Manager Screening Committee Application.

The deadline for receipt of applications to serve on the town manager screening committee is Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at noon. For more information, contact the Great Barrington Selectboard office at (413) 528-1619 x2.

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