Six candidates, including one former Farmington City Council member, have accepted interviews for the vacant Farmington city administrator position.
The names of the six candidates were made public early Wednesday afternoon. They include, in alphabetical order:
Brian Anderson, city administrator in Newport
Bart Fischer, assistant city administrator/economic development director in Chaska
David McKnight, former Farmington City Council member and city administrator in Mendota Heights
Ron Moores, government affairs consultant for the city of Afton
Bruce Messelt, city administrator in Lake Elmo
Samantha Orduno, city administrator in Dayton
These six candidates will have their first interviews with the Farmington City Council on Friday, June 24, at Farmington City Hall. A meet and greet event is scheduled for the second floor gathering space at Farmington City Hall from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 27. Both the interviews and the meet and greet are open to the public.
Council members then plan to select finalists during a June 29 special meeting. Second interviews for the finalists will be held July 11. Both are open to the public.