Top 5 City Manager Candidates Named

Top 5 Candidates Identified for City of Mill City Manager Recruitment
Posted on 03/15/2019
An image stating Candidates NamedThe City of Mill Creek has identified the five finalists for the City Manager position.

In alphabetical order, they include:
  • Steve Barwick, who served the City of Aspen, Colo., from 1993-2019, most recently as City Manager (1999-2019), and previously as Assistant City Manager and Finance Director (1993-99). Barwick also served as the Finance and Administrative Services Director for the Town of Vail, Colo. (1985-93), and as a Senior Policy and Budget Analyst for the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colo. (1981-85). He holds a master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology, both from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

  • Michael Ciaravino served as the City Manager of the City of Newburgh, NY, from 2014-2018. Ciaravino previously served the City of Maple Heights, Ohio, in various capacities from 1991-2007, including: Chief Executive Officer and Mayor (2003-07); Safety Director (2003-07); and Lead Counsel (1991-2003). He also served the City of Maple Heights in 2003 as Director of Administrative Services on an interim basis. Ciaravino practiced local government law from 1991-2014. He holds a juris doctorate degree from Case Western Reserve School of Law in Ohio, and a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from John Carroll University in Ohio.

  • Matt Coppler serves as the City Manager of Lincoln Park, Mich., a position he has held since 2015. Coppler previously served as the Town Manager in Enfield, Conn. (2006-15), and as the City Manager in three cities: Batavia, NY (2001-06), Louisville, Ohio (1997-2001), and Gallipolis, Ohio (1994-97). He also served as Village Manager of the Village of Carlisle, Ohio (1992-94), and a Planner for Henry County, Ohio (1991-92). Coppler holds a master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science, both from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

  • Rick Rudometkin serves as the County Manager of Eddy County, N.M., a position he has held since 2013. He was also the county’s Public Works Director in 2013. Rudometkin served as the Streets Division Manager in Colorado Springs, Colo. (2012-13), and in multiple capacities in Modoc County, Calif. (2007-11), including Chief Administrative Officer (2009-11). He served the City of Dana Point, Calif. (2003-07) as the Public Works Manager/Streets Manager, and worked for Willdan (private sector engineering) from 1994-2003. Rudometkin holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Woodbury University in Calif.

  • Shayne Scott serves as the City Manager of Kaysville, Utah, a position he has held since 2016. Scott previously served as the City Manager of Parowan, Utah from 2010-16. Between2005-10, he held management and GIS positions with Coldwell Banker Commercial and then Rosenberg Associates, both in St. George, Utah. He also served as the GIS Coordinator for Washington County, Utah (2000-05). Scott holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and a bachelor’s degree in geographic information systems from Utah State University.
The Mill Creek community is invited to meet with City Manager candidates at an evening social on Friday, March 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It will take place in The Forum at Mill Creek Town Center, 15117 Main St., second floor conference room.

For additional information on the City Manager recruitment, visit www.cityofmillcreek.com/cmrecruitment.