The Warrensburg City Council is pleased to announce that during the search for a new City Manager, Community Development Director Barbara Carroll and Fire Chief Jim Kushner will serve as an interim City Management Team.  Ms. Carroll and Chief Kushner will assume additional administrative responsibilities while continuing to serve as the directors of their respective departments.  Chief Kushner has been with the City for 35 years and Ms. Carroll for 16 years.

City Council is working with an executive search agency and a national search is underway for a new City Manager.  City Manager Paula Hertwig Hopkins has served the City since January 2012 and will be leaving in mid-April to serve with the Lutheran Church in Uganda.

Mayor Donna DeFrain stated “Paula has served the City well, and City Council believes Barbara and Jim will do the same as Council finds a new City Manager.”