Its interview day for Watertown’s city manager finalists

April 30, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Today is interview day for Watertown’s city manager finalists.

Four candidates are in the running to get the job.

Yesterday, they dined with city officials, toured the city and hosted a meet and greet event with the public.

This afternoon, they’ll interview with the mayor and city council.

After that, the council meets to decide who gets a contract offer.

There’s one local candidate–Heath Von Eye–who is Watertown’s city engineer.

The other candidates are city managers in the communities of Spencer, Iowa (Amanda Mack) , Little Falls, Minnesota (Jon Radermacher) , and the Twin Cities suburb of Columbia Heights (Kelli Bourgeois).

A fifth finalist, Pat Oman from Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, removed his name from consideration. 

Here are today’s interview times:

1:00 p.m.   Amanda Mack

1:50 p.m.   Jon Radermacher

2:40 p.m.  Kelli Bourgeois

3:30 p.m.  Heath VonEye