The City of Bloomington is inviting the public to meet the finalists for the job of city manager.
The finalists are current interim City Manager Steve Rasmussen; Washington, Illinois, Administrator Jim Culotta; and Decatur City Manager Tim Gleason.
All have substantial experience in municipal government. A city news release indicated aldermen and city staff will interview the three to help determine the best fit for the community and organization.
There will be a public meet and greet with the candidates Tuesday, June 5, from 5-7 p.m. at Bloomington City Hall.
Culotta was the town administrator for Cedarburg, Wisconsin; assistant to the village manager in Barrington, Illinois; and director of administration and interim town manager for Fishers, Indiana.
Gleason has also been administrator in Decatur for four years; two and a half years in Washington, Illinois, including after a massive tornado; spent 20 years in law enforcement; and was CEO of the State Correctional Industries.
Ramussen has headed Joplin, Missouri's government; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; and was a colonel in the Army.
People like you value experienced, knowledgeable and award-winning journalism that covers meaningful stories in Bloomington-Normal. To support more stories and interviews like this one, please consider making a contribution.