Vince Ruano will retire as Bushnell City Manager effective July 31, 2013. Mr. Ruano began his tenure as City Manager on December 15, 1981, serving the citizens of this community for over 31 years. Mr. Ruano served in many capacities over the years, including Chairman of the Florida Municipal Electric Association, Chairman of the Florida Municipal Power Agency, and other local organizations and groups.
To prepare for the transition of selecting a new City Manager, The Mayor will appoint a group of professionals, individuals, and business leaders from the community to participate in a selection committee. This committee will be responsible for developing the criteria for the position of City Manager to be presented to the Bushnell City Council for approval at the March 4th Bushnell City Council meeting. The selection committee will also be instrumental in narrowing down the candidates from the original pool of applicants the City expects to receive.
Updates to the search process for a City Manager will be posted on the City of Bushnell website at www.cityofbushnellfl.com.