Bill Ebel will officially retire as Overland Park city manager March 1 — Here’s what happens next

Following Bill Ebel's retirement, which becomes official March 1, the city has outlined the process of finding a new one. Applications for a new city manger, which are being gathered by a recruitment firm, are due March 14. Image courtesy of City of Overland Park website

The process for finding Overland Park’s next city manager is about to get a lot more real.

Outgoing city manager Bill Ebel will officially retire on Tuesday, March 1, and he just participated in his final city council meeting earlier this week.