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* 1. Please rank each of the following skills the next City Manager should have.

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Customer service orientation
Strong written communication/ presentation skills
Working and interacting with community-community centered approach
Innovative and creative
Willing to make recommendations/take risks
Professional and fair with Council, staff and citizens
Consensus building
Transparent management style
Works closely with residents and seeks residents viewpoint
Works to achieve balance among all community interests: residents, businesses and developers
Commitment to long term goals
Commitment to environmental sustainability

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* 2. Please rank each of the following areas of experience that the next City Manager should have.

  Important Somewhat Important Not Important
Experience in union/labor negotiations
Experience in financial management
Educational background
Experience in Economic Development
Previous city management experience with experience in public safety.
Experience in community outreach
Knowledge and experience dealing with land-use issues
Knowledge of environmental issues

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* 3. Please rank each of the following issues that the City Manager should address.

  Important Somewhat Important Not Important
Traffic
Economic vitality
Maintaining streets, buildings and other public facilities
Balancing the City budget and rebuilding reserves
Public safety/crime
Cultural/City sponsored events
Transparency in City government
Environmental sustainability
Customer service/access/permit streamlining
Support a strong downtown
Balance of community benefits with economic concerns
Retaining high quality staff
Residential redevelopment
Business redevelopment
Ability to implement existing plans
Rebuilding Infrastructure
Expanding revenue base

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* 4. How do you keep informed of city issues and concerns (select all that apply)?

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* 5. Is there anything else you would want to share about the ideal candidate for the new City Manager for the City of Lafayette?

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