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Des Moines Announces City Manager Candidates

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DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines City Council has announced the four finalists to replace former manager Rick Clark.

They are Steve Arbo, Stanley Earley, Jane Shang and Sean Stegall.

Arbo is currently the city manager of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, with 29 years of government experience.

Early is the deputy city manager of Dayton, Ohio, with 38 years of government experience.

Shang is the deputy city manager of El Paso, Texas, the largest city of all four finalists with a population of 700,000.

Stegall has been the manager of Elgin, Illinois since 2009 and since he’s been in the position has achieved the lowest crime rate in 40 years.

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