People interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission are asked to send letters of interest, a résumé and list of applicable experience by mail, fax or email by Oct. 28.
The City Council has selected Louis A. DePasquale unanimously to be the next city manager. The vote came at 6:55 p.m. today at a special meeting, after nearly 90 minutes of speeches.
In further evidence the job of city manager was always Louis A. DePasquale’s to lose, one of his two competitors dropped out Wednesday. So Cambridge can expect more of the same in leadership, and that’s generally a good thing – generally.
One of three candidates for city manager has dropped out ahead of the City Council’s official vote Thursday, saying he decided the job was not right for him “professionally and personally.”
I would like to briefly share some of my personal observations and experiences with Robert “Jay” Ash Jr., an effective, personable and caring leader who transformed Chelsea from a city somewhat rough around the edges to one that is a desirable place to work and live.
Candidates for city manager got their second public forum Wednesday at City Hall – this time hearing questions from city councillors that delved deeper into the relationship the City Manager’s Office has with the council and members of the public.
Just as Louis A. DePasquale wrapped up his time at a forum for city manager candidates came a suggestion of how much hometown advantage he enjoyed, and how much his competitors had to overcome. “Now I’m replacing Rich Rossi,” he said.
City councillors defended the city manager search process against criticisms of a lack of public access, especially now that three finalist candidates have been chosen in the run-up to a Sept. 29 vote – only a day before the current city manager leaves office.
Paul J. Fetherston, one of three finalists to replace Richard C. Rossi as city manager, takes questions about his approach to running a municipality – whether it’s a flood, hiring police and fire chiefs, setting goals or working with the federal government.
CCTV’s Back Lot BBQ fundraiser for its Youth Media Program, to be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 22, will feature food grilled by local chefs, live music by Zili Misik and a silent auction – and, this year, presentation of the Rossi Award for Creative and Responsive Leadership.