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Port Richey City Council names two finalists in city manager search

PORT RICHEY

City manager search down to two finalists

The City Council has arrived at two finalists for city manager: former New Port Richey City Manager Tom O'Neill and James F. Coleman, who served as Williston city manager from 2004 to 2008 and Lady Lake town manager from 1999 to 2003. Port Richey council members named the finalists Wednesday evening and plan to interview both men Nov. 21 at City Hall. The position offers a salary between $82,000 and $85,000 and three weeks' vacation. The vacancy was created in February when the council fired Ellen Posivach after determining she had made costly equipment purchases without seeking council approval. Officials had considered hiring O'Neill on an interim basis earlier this year, but the council eventually decided to move forward with filling the spot permanently. Port Richey police Chief Dave Brown has been serving as interim city manager.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Food drive to run through Nov. 21

Dr. Garland Forbes of Forbes Endodontics is hosting a food drive through Nov. 21 to support The Volunteer Way food bank. Donations of nonperishable food items may be dropped off at Forbes and Associates, 6707 Madison St. Requested items include canned tuna, canned meats, canned vegetables, canned soup, canned fruits, pasta, rice, baby food and cereal, as well as diapers and personal items. Monetary donations will be accepted to buy food for the less fortunate. For information or to donate, call (727) 845-3636.

SPRING HILL

Senate hopeful to speak Nov. 19

U.S. Senate candidate Craig Miller will address the Nature Coast 9.12 groups of Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 19. The groups meet at Spring Hill Lanes Lounge, 3447 Commercial Way (U.S. 19). For information visit www.naturecoast912groups.org.

NEW PORT RICHEY

NOW chapter plans to gather

The local chapter of NOW will discuss issues impacting women's lives at 1 p.m. Nov. 19 at Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road. There is an optional lunch before the meeting, at noon, at the Oasis Coffee Spot, 9213 Little Road (behind the bank at Little Road and Embassy Boulevard).

Correction

Karen Macchione, whom authorities say fatally injured a man in an accident Tuesday in Spring Hill, has been charged with nine traffic violations in Hernando County since 2005, records show. A story Thursday was incorrect on that point.

Port Richey City Council names two finalists in city manager search 11/10/11 [Last modified: Thursday, November 10, 2011 9:09pm]
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