Revered former mayor of San Leandro, Tony Santos passed away earlier this week.
Located in Plumas County, west of Reno, Nevada, the City of Portola (pop. 2,104) is a full service city. The City is currently seeking a strong leader and experienced manager to provide effective leadership while coordinating the activities of a municipal organization. The City wishes to attract personable candidates who can assist the City Council with the vision to move the City forward, is accessible to all, and is knowledgeable about managing a small city with a competent staff. Desirable qualities of the new City Manager include experience with economic development, community engagement, experience dealing with municipal finance and knowledge of city and utility operations.
Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a City Manager is qualifying. A Bachelor's degree in public or business administration or a related field is required with a Master's degree preferred, and at least 5 years of progressively responsible local government experience. Additional local government experience may be considered by the City for the educational requirement.
If anything can be said of Sen. Scott Weiner (D-San Francisco) it’s that he will not back down in the face of defeat.