According to a story in today’s Mt. Juliet News (7-18-2007), the City Commission has six more candidates to consider. The candidates (and their current/most recent cities) are as follows:
William Way California City, CA 8,385
Dave Jakubiak Orchid, FL 140
James Lee Boliver, TN 5,802
Randy Robertson Ashland, KY 21,981
Percy Ashcraft Caroline County, VA 22,121
Todd Thomas Raymore, MO 11,146
William Way is the only survivor from the first batch of twelve. California City is in the Mojave desert and, according to wikipedia, it has “one prison, one golf course, one airport, and one stoplight.” Its the closest city to Edwards Air Force Base. Hmm, yeah. Lots in common with Mt. Juliet.
Dave Jakubiak may live in Jupiter FL and he may or may not be a banjo instructor, but the latest information via google was that he was town administrator in Orchid, FL. His contract there was not renewed in January of 2005, according to a story in a south FL newspaper.
Jim Lee was city administrator in Bolivar until December of 2006. According to an article in the Jackson Sun, he turned in a resignation letter in July of 2006, apparently due to the election of a Mayor who wanted to be the full-time administrator of the City. According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, there was also an investigation in 2002 into “lavish spending on travel” by officials of Bolivar.
Randy Robertson was the City Manager in Ashland, KY for about seven months. See story here.
Percy Ashcraft apparently lives in Ruther Glen, VA, but he’s the county administrator for Caroline County. He has at least one critic among the blogging world.
There is no Todd Thomas with the city government of Raymore, Mississippi. There is a Todd Thompson who is (or was) the Assistant City Manager for Raymore, Missouri. There is no Raymore, Mississippi (contrary to the Mt. Juliet News). Mr. Thompson is still listed as part of the city’s managment team, but the home page carries an announcement of a job search for a new assistant city manager.
Further information as we receive it.