Municipal Operations Committee Meeting

Monday, August 25, 2014

Esther Howland (South) Chamber

Convened: 7:03 P.M.

The Committee recessed to Executive Session at 7:03 p.m. in the Mayor's Office on a roll call vote of 4-0. The Committee recessed to Open Session at 8:33 p.m. Adjourned: 9:00 p.m.

Joseph M. Petty


Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

Chairperson Philip P Palmieri
Councilor Tony Economou
Councilor George J Russell

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts

Present Were:Mayor Joseph M. Petty Chairperson Councilor Philip P Palmieri Councilor Tony Economou Councilor George J Russell
Also:Randi Frank, Randi Frank Consulting LLC City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk

Search for Long Term City Manager Position


At 8:33 p.m. the Committee reconvened in the Esther Howland Chamber. The Chairperson proceeded to announce the three (3) finalists for the position of City Manager in alphabetical order: Peter Graczykowski of Edgartown, MA, former City Manager of East Providence, RI, David M. Moore of Worcester, MA, City Solicitor of Worcester, MA and Oscar Rodriguez of Taos, NM, former Town Manager of Taos, NM. The Chairperson stated the following schedule in the process to select a City Manager: Wednesday, September 10, 2014: Morning meetings for the finalists to meet individually with Department Heads, Labor and Business Leaders. Noontime Luncheon at the Worcester Technical High School with a bus tour of Economic Development Activity led by the Acting Director of Economic Development and an evening public reception in the Levi Lincoln Chamber, City Hall. The full City Council will conduct interviews on September 11, 2014 in the Esther Howland Chamber, City Hall with the finalists as follows: 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Peter Graczykowski 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. David M. Moore 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Oscar Rodriguez