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06/05/2012 04Ai Draft Minutes 04-27-2012 Special MeetingYAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING April 27, 2012 Council Chambers -- City Hall 7 PM Executive Session (allow up to one hour) Back Print 1. Roll Call Present: Council: Mayor Micah Cawley, presiding, Assistant Mayor Maureen Adkison, Council Members Sara Bristol, Kathy Coffey, Rick Ensey, Dave Ettl and Bill Lover 2. To evaluate the qualifications of an applicant for pubic employment (allow up to one hour). Executive Session was held and adjourned at 8:02 p.m. Council reconvened in open session at 8:03 p.m. Mayor Cawley thanked John Darrington of Colin Baenzinger and Associates for his help with the City Manager candidate process. Council Member Ettl stated the City is fortunate to be in a situation with the quality of candidates they interviewed; however two candidates rose to the top. He noted Council and the citizen panel came to the same conclusion. Assistant Mayor Adkison thanked Michael Morales for doing an incredible job as Interim City Manager. Council discussed how candidates Tony O'Rourke and Paul Schmidt would both -be excellent City Managers for Yakima. Motion to enter into negotiations with Tony O'Rourke and if negotiations do not work out, to contact Paul Schmidt. Motion: Approve , Moved by Council Member Dave Ettl, Seconded by Council Member Rick Ensey.Carried.7 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol , Cawley, Coffey , Ensey , Ettl , Lover . 3. Adjournment The meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m. to the next Council Business meeting of May 1, 2012 at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Motion: Adjourn , Moved by Council Member Rick Ensey, Seconded by Council Member Dave Ettl.Carried.7 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol , Cawley, Coffey, Ensey, Ettl , Lover. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE Page 1 of 2 ATTEST: CITY CLERK COUNCIL MEMBER DATE MAYOR Page .2 of 2