Manatee County Government Administrative Center Manatee Room, Fourth Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017 - Work Session
Agenda Item #5

Executive Search for County Administrator

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Mr. Art Davis, Senior Vice President, Springsted/Waters Executive Search, 9229 Ward Parkway, Suite 104, Kansas City, MO 64114

Mr. Rodney Barnes, Human Resources Director, Manatee County Government

Action Requested

Work session; no action requested.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
  • Florida Statute Title XI, Chapter 125.73
  • Springsted/Waters Proposal to Provide Executive Search Services RFP 17-1078DW, March 28, 2017

Background Discussion
Manatee County Government is looking for a timely, well-managed, and thorough search process to recruit and identify highly qualified candidates for its County Administrator position.  Springsted/Waters (S/W) is the selected Executive Search firm and will work with the Board of County Commissioners to understand the desired qualities and professional capabilities that are most important in the selection of a new County Administrator.  S/W will facilitate discussion and agreement on the recruitment and selection process, timeline, projected milestones, and deliverables. 

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  County Administrtor Recruitment Timeline.pdf
Attachment:  County Administrtor Recruitment - Springsted Waters Memo.pdf