A little more clarity. After this weekend residents and taxpayers have a better idea about the future of their community. Since the departure of former City Manager Matt Horn – questions have swirled around the individuals who have applied; as well as the individuals identified by city leadership, as the folks who will make the decision.
City managers are tasked with running the day-to-day operation of a municipality that qualifies as a ‘city’. It’s a straightforward definition, but over the last several weeks — questions have swirled in the City of Geneva.
Until this weekend, the list of individuals who will be tasked with selecting a possible city manager remained unknown.
The Geneva Believer published a list of individuals who the publisher says was provided by the City of Geneva. These individuals will be the ones tasked with identifying who may be Geneva’s next city manager:
Matt Horn – Former Geneva City Manager
Nick Massa – President, Massa Construction
Tom Kime – Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Lyons National Bank
Rob Sollenne – Chief Financial Officer, USNY Bank; Vice Chair, Geneva LDC
Dave Linger – Chairman, Geneva LDC and President, Geneva BID
Anne Nenneau – Vice Chair, Geneva IDA
Mike Manikowski – Director, Ontario County Office of Economic Development
Andy Tyman – CEO, Geneva Housing Authority
Trina Newton – Superintendent, Geneva City School District
Robb Flowers – Vice President of Student Affairs, Hobart William Smith
Lara Turbide – Director of Community Services, Finger Lakes Health
Michele Barrett – Chair, Geneva Human Rights Commission
Rev. Donald Golden – Pastor, Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church
Tony DiCostanzo – Former Geneva City Councilor and Planning Board member
Pat Guard – Former co-owner “Guard’s Cards”
Lucile Mallard – President, Geneva NAACP
Chris Lavin – Executive Director, Geneva Boys & Girls Club and Community Center
Victor Nelson – Secretary, African-American Men’s Association
Days before the list was published, FingerLakes1.com submitted a FOIL Request with the city for the names of those on the search committee. The FOIL Request included other individual items, which will be published upon acceptance of the submission.