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Portage identifies 5 finalists in search for next city manager

City of Portage
Posted at 3:58 PM, Apr 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-14 15:58:00-04

PORTAGE, Mich. — The finalists in the search for Portage’s new city manager have been named.

The city of Portage has identified the following as the final five candidates:

  • Andrew Dymczyk, DeWitt Charter Township manager
  • Jade Smith, Canton Township Municipal Services director
  • Patrick McGinnis, Grand Haven city manager
  • Peter Dame, Grosse Pointe city manager
  • Nate Geinzer, Brighton city manager

We’re told the Portage City Council will conduct a series of interviews on Saturday, April 23 as part of the next stage toward naming a new city manager.

City officials hope to select a new city manager sometime next month.

This comes after former City Manager Joseph S. LaMargo resigned in August.

RELATED: Portage city manager announces plans to step down

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