Login | Register | Staff Directory | Advertise | Subscribe | About Us
Welcome to Fauquier.com


Advanced Search

Search process begins for new town manager

The search has begun by the Culpeper Town Council to find a replacement for Kimberly Alexander, terminated by the town in February after about 17 months on the job.

When the council holds its regular March meeting Tuesday it will have before it a document titled “Proposed Process to Appoint a New Town Manager for Culpeper, Virginia.” It's a revised version of the process the council used in its search that resulted in the hiring of Alexander from among more than 50 applicants.

The process stretches over a four-month period with a July 1 date proposed for officially naming a new town manager and an Aug. 1 date for that person to begin work in Culpeper.

At its Tuesday meeting the council may discuss, modify or otherwise deal with the document. Chris Hively is acting as town manager until a new one is selected.

The council will consider several other upcoming departmental openings due to retirement or resignation.

The council is in the midst of budget season and may discuss monetary issues including a $30,000 special grant made to the Museum of Culpeper History at the February council meeting and a proposal to include the museum in the FY 14 budget. The new fiscal year begins July 1, but a budget needs to be approved in June.

Davenport and Co., advisers to the town on financial matters, has prepared financial policy guidelines dated March 5 to be considered and possibly adopted by the town. The guidelines present a snapshot of the town's present fiscal condition and make recommendations on various financial issues going forward.

A “Parking Supply Analysis” dated Feb. 26 is also available for the council to review. It includes statistics and recommendations for town action on downtown parking.

The council is expected to discuss “parking needs and concerns for police department, sheriff's office and commonwealth attorney's office in the former police department parking lot” on Cameron Street, according to a town document.

The above items are only tentative topics of discussion for the Town Council as agendas are not finalized until the Monday before meetings. Final agendas are available at the meetings and online at: culpeperva.gov.

Council meetings begin at 7 p.m. in the Culpeper County Board of Supervisors meeting room, 306 N. Main St.
More Local News

Time Out: Check what’s happening soon

Culpeper Breaking News: Stove fire sends woman to hospital

Culpeper Human Services would like your help

VDOT Alert (Monday morning, Oct. 27, 9 a.m.: Route 522 closed in Rappahannock County

Liberty beats Eastern View in clash of top 4A football teams

Friday update: Culpeper Town Police Department investigating a pedestrian fatality

Culpeper Candlelight Vigil brightens the night

Heavy docket weighs in at Culpeper County Circuit Court

Culpeper Town Planners recommend rezoning for Slindy’s property

Bell Nursery growing its business to include Blue Ridge Growers

Athlete of the Week Jordan Howard

Rich Crowley’s Snapshot of Culpeper: Ladies of the Chamber



Stay
Connected


Follow Us
on Twitter


Like Us
on Facebook


Subscribe
via RSS


Join Our
Email List

Culpeper Guide