Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Council makes clear there is no interest in selling historic OB property

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
With several people signed up for the call to the public to speak on the agenda item regarding the possible sale of the Old Bisbee post office, the mayor and council members made it clear that they do not support the idea of selling the historic property.
At the start of the regular meeting Tuesday night, while going over the names of people signed up to speak, Mayor David Smith told the audience that the call to the public is for general topics or concerns, but if people were signed up to speak on a certain topic, they could do so when the council reached that agenda item.
When the council reached the item r full story (e-subscribers only)

City to begin contract negotiations with Rudder for CM position

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
After a daylong interview process and City Council interviews with the two candidates for the city manager position, the council voted unanimously to select Heather Rudder of Tucson as their preferred applicant and voted to begin contract negotiations.
The council previously selected Rudder and Theresa Coleman as the two applicants they wanted to interview for the position, and on Monday they interviewed with various panels including city staff, business owners and community members during the day and with the City Council during a special session that night.
During the council interview, Rudder was asked why full story (e-subscribers only)

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