Indeed, go to www.dailyiowegian.com to read Gaa’s answers to three questions presented by the Daily Iowegian.
Lind said all five candidates were qualified, but the city could only pick one. And it was Gaa who presented the best option.
“But we felt that Joe probably delivered what we needed in a city administrator,” Lind said. “Taking nothing away from the rest of them. But he had the qualities we were looking for.”
The special council meeting adjourned at 6:23 p.m.
According to the Iowa League of Cities, the city administrator is like the field manager for a baseball team or like the CEO for a corporation.
Depending on the way local government is set up, the city administrator duties and responsibilities can vary.
According to the Iowa League of Cities, the city administrator has supervision of city employees and the responsibility to hire and fire.