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IMMI update

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From the Desk of Jeff Schott,

The 2017 Iowa Municipal Management Institute (IMMI) is scheduled for March 15 – 17, 2017, at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Iowa City.  The program is almost finalized and we believe it will provide you an excellent opportunity for professional development as well as networking with your colleagues.  Information regarding conference registration, hotel reservations and the final program will be sent out in mid-January.

Hope to see you there!

Best wishes for a joyous holiday season!


In other news…

Andrew Kida has been appointed the new city administrator for the city of Camanche. Congratulations Andrew.


Ashley Monroe begins her new role as the Iowa City Manager’s Office gets back to full strength. Ashley has be hired as a new assistant city manager. Welcome Ashley.


And briefly, from the work station of Mark Miller, senior advisor;

Gene Gettys is the new City Administrator in Harlan.  Mr. Gettys has recently served as the Mayor of Harlan and is a Harlan native.

Other new City Administrators in Southwest Iowa include Allison Kitzman in Lenox, Amber Nelson in Woodbine Iowa and Laura Hanson in Griswold Iowa

Denise Simmons is the new City Administrator in Leon Iowa and is also serving as interim in Murray pending the City appoints a new CA.

In South Central Iowa  Lori Martin is the City Administrator in Prairie City.  Prior to this move Lori had moved to Prairie City to be City Clerk from State Center where she had held the same position.

Bob Knabel has retired as City Administrator in Newton.

Centerville has hired Pat Callahan to conduct its search to succeed Patrick Antofsen in that community.

Liz Hansen is the new City Administrator in Windsor Heights.

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