Resolution 2014 - 06


(A resolution appointing a City Manager)

WHEREAS, The City of Hood River Charter Section 10 states: Officers of the City shall be a City Judge, City Attorney and City Manager.  These officers shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor and Council.  Each of these officers shall be appointed and may be removed by the Mayor, with the consent of the Council.  An officer shall continue in office unless removed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council.  If a vacancy in an office occurs, the Mayor shall appoint an officer to fill the vacancy with the consent of Council within 45 days of the date the vacancy occurs.

WHEREAS, the City of Hood River advertised, accepted resumes and applications for the position of City Manager.

WHEREAS, the City Council met in executive session to interview four (4) candidates for the position of City Manager;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor, with the consent of City Council, appoints Steven Wheeler as Hood River City Manager effective no later than May 5, 2014 and directs the City Attorney to prepare a contract for his employment as Hood River City Manager.
Approved by the Hood River City Council on this 10th day of March, 2014.

Arthur Babitz, Mayor


Ross Schultz, Interim City Manager