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Rio Dell Council closer to hiring new city manager

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RIO DELL- The City of Rio Dell will close the application filling period for the new city manager position on Friday.

The city has received more than 20 applicants for the position and used an outside agency to advertise and fill the position. The company said the expect more applicants to enter as the deadline gets closer.

The city hopes to have the new manager hired and begin in June. The current city manager, Jim Stretch, signed a two year contract with the city and came out of retirement to fill the position.