John Call has been selected for Storm Lake's city administrator position. Call has been the city administrator in Fort Madison for the last five years.
Call was the top candidate after interviews last weekend with the Storm Lake City Council. The city's search consultant proceeded with contract negotiations after Saturday. A special council meeting is scheduled for today at 5 p.m. to approve the employment contract with Call, who has accepted the job.
"We were very fortunate to have had quality candidates interview for this position and feel the council made an excellent choice in Mr. Call," Storm Lake Mayor Jon Kruse said.
Call looks forward to starting in Storm Lake.
"I wanted the position, I like Storm Lake a lot - it's a beautiful city," he said.
Call is no stranger to the area, being from Spirit Lake and a 1985 graduate of Buena Vista College. He earned his MPA from the University of South Dakota.
Read the rest of this article in the 10/26 Pilot Tribune.