City Council to look at public safety director recruitment Monday

Grand Haven City Council members will consider the next steps toward finding a new director for the city's Department of Public Safety when they meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 519 Washington Ave. Council will be asked to approve a recruitment profile for filling the vacant GHDPS position. Capt. Rick Yonker is serving as interim director. City officials said the profile will be used in the recruitment process, providing specific criteria for the final interview and appointment process of a new director.
Alex Doty
Jul 16, 2011

According to the recruitment documents, an initial candidate pool will be established following the close of business on Friday, Aug. 26.

Based on the proposed job posting for the position, the anticipated salary range for the new director is between $68,450 and $89,180 a year, depending on qualifications and experience. The new director will be responsible for leading a public safety department consisting of 35 full-time, 14 part-time and four temporary seasonal personnel.

During a work session at 7 p.m. Monday, City Council will be presented with a proposed zoning ordinance amendment that would allow wind turbines in all zoning districts as special land use. The proposed amendment was recommended to council for approval by the city's Planning Commission on July 12.

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