The City of Lacey, Washington is seeking an experienced City Manager for this thriving and diverse community of 57,000 located in the heart of the Puget Sound region. Lacey is known for its beautiful natural surroundings, quiet and safe neighborhoods, strong sense of community, and excellent quality of life. In 2019, Money magazine ranked Lacey as the second-best place to live in Washington State and the 75th best place to live in the United States.
This is a rare opportunity to join a community that has been recognized as one of the best places to live in America. The City is an attractive home for businesses, government offices, and higher education. The natural beauty of the area, green spaces, extensive parks, and trail systems set the City apart. The City has been well-managed and has an excellent working relation between City Council and staff. The City is in very good financial condition and has low debt. The next city manager will have the opportunity to lead a stable and service-oriented organization into the next phase of growth. If you are looking for a community that has a high quality of life with a positive Council-Manager form of government this may be the right opportunity for you.
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GMP Consultants is assisting the City of Lacey with this search. Learn more at gmphr.com. The City of Lacey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First Review is February 19, 2023.