Five candidates have been selected to interview for the position of city manager, which will become vacant in January when David Harden retires after 22 years.
The City Commission plans to bring the candidates in Dec. 6 and 7. Two alternates have also been selected.
The candidates are Douglas Smith, who is an assistant city manager in Delray Beach; Steven Alexander, former town manager of Cutler Bay; Louie Chapman Jr., town manager of Bloomfield, Conn.; Paul White, interim community development officer of Riviera Beach; and Oel Wingo, a public sector management consultant in Reddick.
Alternates are Larry S. Mitchell, former city manager of Lawton, Okla.; and Dennis Stark, a management consultant in Yerington, Nev. — Margie Plunkett