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Three Finalists Named In Search For Durham City Manager

Posted January 5, 2005 1:02 a.m. EST

— Durham Mayor Bill Bell released the names of the finalists for the city manager position Wednesday.

Those in contention are:

  • Patrick Baker, current Durham interim city manager
  • Charles Penny, assistant city manager of Rocky Mount, N.C.
  • David Thompson, chief operating and financial officer of Freeman White Inc., an architectural and engineering firm in Charlotte.
  • A fourth candidate, William Harrell, withdrew his name after being named the interim chief administrative officer of Richmond, Va., on Tuesday.

    The public is invited to meet the candidates during a forum at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 13 in City Council Chambers at 101 City Hall Plaza.