The Yuba City Council is now actively recruiting for a new city manager. It’s an important position and responsible for how the city works for its citizens. 

“We need to find someone who will come in and lead our team to success with as little of an adjustment period as possible,” said Mayor Shon Harris.

In addition to being able to take control quickly, what should the new city manager be good at? What should the new manager focus on? What would make a good fit? 

Go to and click on the “open mic” box (it’s outside the paywall) and leave a comment.

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