Finalists for county administrator to meet with public Tuesday

The community may meet with three candidates Tuesday for county administrator.

The meeting will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, Commission Chambers.

Those interested in attending may sign up by Feb. 4 at or contact the office of the Mayor at 913-573-5010.

The candidates are scheduled to meet with Mayor Tyrone Garner on Wednesday.

The three finalists are John P. Curp, most recently interim city manager of Cincinnati, with a background of chief legal officer and chief prosecutor; Elke Doom, municipal manager, budget and finance expertise, community relations, downtown redevelopment and capital improvement; and David W. Johnston, who has 25 years experience in intergovernmental relations, economic development, strategic planning, financial management and budgeting, and staff development mentoring.

There were 32 applicants, and the task force narrowed them to 14 and then six.