Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

June 13, 2013

City administrator?

By Michael Schaffer
Managing Editor

---- — The Daily Iowegian will publish an Editorial Question of the Week on the Opinion page.

The Iowegian wants readers to think about Centerville’s search for a city administrator.

So far the Daily Iowegian has published information about four of the city administrator candidates with the fifth profile to be published on Friday. Here are the names of the five candidates in the search: Patrick Antonen, Joe Gaa, Darrel Steven Carlyle, Chelsea Huisman and Alan Johnson. Who do you like?

So, the question of the week is, “Based on what you have read so far about the five city administrator candidates, which one would you pick?”

Go to the Daily Iowegian website,, and scroll down the home page to POLL on the right hand side and cast your vote. Or call the Iowegian office at (641) 856-6336 or email the editor at to cast a vote.

The five candidate profiles are on the Daily Iowegian website,

Vote on the Question of the Week up until Wednesday, June 19 at 12 p.m. The results will be published in the Thursday, June 20 paper along with a new question.

Here are the results from the last poll question: “On a scale of one to five, with one being very little and five being a lot, how would you rate the seriousness Congress is taking with their investigations into Washington scandals like the IRS, AP and Benghazi?”

A. Five. Very serious received 17 votes.

B. Four. Just under serious received eight votes.

C. Three. 50/50, almost call it a wash received 17 votes.

D. Two. They don’t seem to care that much received 21 votes.

E. One. A waste of time. They don’t care at all received 48 votes.