What do you know about Howard Lazarus, who is under consideration as City Administrator for the City of Ann Arbor.
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June 30, 2016. Meet Howard Lazarus, Ann Arbor's new city administrator. Ann Arbor News. "A retired military man and professional engineer who has worked all across the country, Howard Lazarus, 59, comes to Ann Arbor by way of Austin, Texas, where he was the public works director for the last eight years."
May 2, 2016. Ann Arbor's next city administrator to earn $215K a year. Ann Arbor News. The contract approved Monday night calls for paying Lazarus a starting base salary of $215,000. That's $70,000 more than the starting base salary for Steve Powers, who was hired as city administrator five years ago.
April 26, 2016. Lazarus offered top job in Ann Arbor. Austin Monitor. “It’s a great opportunity for me, so my wife and I are excited about the potential. … I’ve grown a lot in the eight years I’ve been here and had the opportunity to be engaged in a lot of things. … I think I’ve been able to grow the Public Works director position to be fully engaged with the community, and to be supportive of other state agencies and outside entities. We’ve got a great staff here and a great work environment. It will be hard to give all that up,” he said.
April 18, 2016 "Offer City Administrator Position to Howard Lazarus", Ann Arbor City Council. DC-7 under consideration.
July 24, 2013. Howard Lazarus: Peacemaker. Public Works. "Lazarus’ $85 million accelerated reconstruction program improved pavement conditions to 80% “satisfactory or better” ratings five years ahead of schedule. He also implemented an initiative that encourages neighborhood groups to work with the city on small-scale community interest projects."