Final four city manager candidates announced; interim City Manager Rob Wyman is among them

August 6, 2010

NEW — 9:45 a.m. Aug. 6, 2010

Mayor John Dulcich announced the names of the city’s final four city manager candidates this morning. The final candidates are interim City Manager Rob Wyman; former Lakeport, Calif., City Manager Garold (Jerry) Gillham; former Gig Harbor City Administrator Mark Hoppen; and former Sheridan, Ore., City Manager Michael Sauerwein.

A public reception is tentatively scheduled for 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at a location to be determined. Final interviews are scheduled to take place Aug. 16 with a decision soon after.

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City employees glitter when the Payroll Princess arrives

August 6, 2010

Payroll and accounting specialist Maria Lindberg (right) delivers a pay stub to Assistant City Engineer Jed Gonzales July 21. By Tim Pfarr

Newcastle city employees get a little something extra on payday. Twice a month for the past eight years, Payroll & Accounting Specialist Maria Lindberg has put on a tiara and become the Payroll Princess, distributing paychecks and paycheck stubs to her co-workers, and thanking them for working at the city.

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