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.

The city has outlined the early steps of what filling this prominent role will look like.