East Hampton, without a permanent town manager for nearly 20 months, might soon have one.
The East Hampton Town Council held an executive session at the Middle Haddam Public Library on Tuesday morning and passed a motion to have Council Chair Sue Weintraub execute a contract agreement with a candidate for the position of Town Manager.
According to a press release, the motion passed unanimously, 7-0.
On Monday, the council unanimously passed a motion to with the candidate.
The agreement on Tuesday remains subject to the candidate’s signature until the candidate successfully completes a physical examination and relevant screening, the release said.
The candidate, who met with the council on Tuesday, will not be identified to the public until their current employer is notified. The council expects to announce the name of the candidate the week of June 11.
East Hampton has been without a permanent town manager since Jeffrey O'Keefe resigned in September 2010.