The City of Leavenworth will be having a special City Council Meeting (necessary to have all Councilmembers in the same room for an official City business function) to introduce candidates for our Administrative Services Director position.
Who: Candidate Jason Reynolds & Candidate Larry Harala
What: The Mayor and City Council will be present and the public is invited to come meet and talk with the individual candidates. We will be providing refreshments including coffee, water, and cookies from the Homefires Bakery.
Dates: Friday, March 4th (Jason Reynolds)
Friday, March 11th (Larry Harala)
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where:Enzian Inn – Danube Room
Jason Reynolds served the City of Nassau Bay, Texas for the last six years, managing the day-to-day operations of a full-service city with approximately 4,800 residents and an operating and capital improvements budget of $24.5 million. He has experience in leading disaster operations and recover efforts, economic development projects, long and short-range capital improvement programs, contracts for infrastructure and development repairs, and grant procurement and management. Prior to his work in Texas, Jason worked for the City of Arlington, Texas and served his country in the U.S. Army, 3rd Special Forces Group. His formal education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Workforce Leadership, a Masters of Business Administration, and a Masters of Urban Planning.
Larry Harala is currently a Principal Planner for the City of Tacoma, and oversees the long-range planning communications team, comprehensive plan updates, and works directly with key stakeholder groups. His prior experience with the City of Tacoma as a permit specialist and with the City of Las Vegas, Nevada as a City Council Liaison II, Management Analyst and City Planner II bring a wealth of knowledge in terms of project management and planning, communications with communities, drafting legislative bills, and land use policy to the table. Larry’s formal education includes a Bachelor of Arts in History, a Masters of Health Administration, and a Masters of Public Administration.