City of Columbia Missouri

P.O. BOX 6015
COLUMBIA, MO 65205

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 5, 2019

CONTACT: Steven Sapp
Director
Community Relations
City of Columbia
573.874.7257
Steven.Sapp@CoMo.gov

Brian Adkisson
Communications and Marketing Manager
Community Relations
City of Columbia
573.874.7330
Brian.Adkisson@CoMo.gov

Community invited to public reception July 10 to meet city manager finalists

(COLUMBIA, MO) - The Columbia community is invited to a public reception Wednesday, July 10, to meet the two finalists for the city manager position, John Glascock and James "Jim" Palenick.

The public reception will be held at City Hall, 701 E. Broadway, beginning at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers where the candidates will introduce themselves and will be asked a few questions by the hired search firm, CPS HR Consulting. The public will then be invited to Conference Rooms 1A/1B for a meet and greet with the candidates until 8 p.m. The finalist introductions and answers in Council Chambers will be broadcast live on CoMo.gov as well as Mediacom 80, Charter Communications 992 and CenturyLink 96.

The consultants will provide feedback forms for those attending. 

Members of the media are welcome to attend the public reception. 

More information about both candidates can be found by visiting: https://www.como.gov/CMS/pressreleases/view.php?id=6234

Members of the media will also be invited to a media-only event Thursday, July 11, to ask the candidates questions. More information will be shared closer to the event.


City of Columbia Vision
Columbia is the best place for everyone to live, work, learn and play.

City of Columbia Mission
To serve the public through democratic, transparent and efficient government.

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