Building effective teams often means hiring the right person to be the next leader. In Pacifica, the City Council and a Citizens’ Committee analyzed proposals from a series of executive recruitment companies and narrowed down the list to the top three contenders.

As part of their search to replace their current city manager, Steve Rhodes, who will retire in July, the City received proposals from five recruitment company. A Citizens’ Advisory committee then compiled data from their proposals, as well as references from other local governments, and presented the City Council with their recommendations for consultants.

Their matrix was included in the Staff Report, which we have selected as the Staff Report of the Week.