Aberdeen Mayor Patrick McGrady expects to bring a final city manager candidate before the city council members at their next meeting, he told them Monday night.
The mayor said the commission responsible for finding a new manager narrowed a list of 45 applications to six, and "we are working to hire the top-ranked person."
"Hopefully we will be able to hire a city manager," McGrady said, after the person is brought in at the next meeting, scheduled for May 23, to be voted on by the council.
Aberdeen has been without a city manager since Doug Miller left Feb. 10 after 10 years to become city manager in Ocean City. Initially, McGrady said he would take...