January 21, 2023
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Prescott’s current interim city manager, along with an Arizona applicant and two out-of-state applicants, make up the list of finalists in the City of Prescott’s nationwide search for a new city manager.
After spending about two hours in closed-door executive session Tuesday morning to consider the applicants for the job of City Manager, the Prescott City Council reportedly came up with a list of top-ranked applicants.
After receiving 50 applications from around the country for the Prescott City Manager position, the city has now narrowed the field down to 10 semifinalists.
With the opening filing date approaching this week, two new prospective candidates expressed interest in running for seats on the Prescott City Council last week.
Even though local sales tax revenues continue to grow at about 3.65%, the City of Prescott is also facing double-digit inflation, possible State Legislature elimination of sales tax categories, and millions of dollars of proposed capital projects.
With one new statement of interest this past week, the number of prospective candidates for the five open seats on the Prescott City Council has grown to six.
Two new prospective candidates indicated interest in running for Prescott City Council this past week, bringing the total number of people interested in the 2023 city election to five.