MAY 13, 2013
The Council of the City of Augusta, Kansas met in a special session on May 13, 2013 with Mayor Kristey Williams presiding for the purpose of interviewing executive search firm candidates and to consider selection of a consultant to conduct the search for a new City Manager, subject to approval of a contract agreement. Council present were Matt Childers, Jason Lowery, Michael Wallace, Jamie Crum, Sue Jones, Mike Rawlings, Ron Reavis and Matt Malone. Also present: Assistant City Manager Josh Shaw, and City Clerk Erica Jones. Visitors present were: Kent Bush, Art Davis, Marla Flentje, and Larry Shelton.
The Council conducted interviews with Art Davis, representing Art Davis Group, LLC; Marla Flentje, representing The Austin Peters Group, Inc.; and Larry Shelton, representing Chell Consulting, LLC.
Reavis made a motion authorizing the Mayor to request a contract from Marla Flentje, with The Austin Peters Group, Inc., for consulting services related to the search for a new City Manager. S. Jones seconded the motion. Motion carried with Malone voting in opposition.
Adjourn: Reavis made a motion to adjourn at 9:40 p.m. Lowery seconded the motion. Motion carried with Wallace voting in opposition.