Overland Park lays out process for finding outgoing city manager Bill Ebel’s replacement

Bill Ebel has served as Overland Park's city manager for the past 11 years and is set to formally step down in February. Mayor Carl Gerlach this week laid out the process for finding Ebel's replacement, which will began with a special committee to select a firm that will conduct the search. File image.

Overland Park Mayor Carl Gerlach set the wheels in motion this week to find a replacement for retiring City Manager Bill Ebel.

Gerlach notified the council at Monday’s meeting that he will initiate a process similar to that used in previous city manager searches, with a special screening and selection committee taking the first steps to find a search firm this week.