Barbara Matthews

November 30, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Robert DiSpirito Named New Rockville City Manager

Robert DiSpirito was named the new city manager in Rockville , the Mayor and Council announced Tuesday. DiSpirito is a Florida resident with three decades of service in local government leadership, He currently serves as the interim senior manager of the Sarasota County (Florida) Planning and Development Department, served as the city manager of Dunedin, […]

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November 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Meet Rockville’s Finalists for its Next City Manager

The Novak Consulting Group is working for the city of Rockville to find a new city manager. Craig Simoneau was appointed Rockville’s acting city manager in February when Barbara Matthews left the position. In July, the Novak Group held public meetings with community members to develop a candidate profile for the national search. Rockville will hold […]

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July 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville City Hall

Rockville Leaders Launch National Search for the Next City Manager

The city of Rockville has hired The Novak Consulting Group to conduct a national search for the next city manager. According to a news release, the consultant has scheduled public meetings later this month to engage residents and business leaders as they develop a candidate profile. The consultant is planning to work with community members […]

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February 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville City Manager Out (PHOTOS)

UPDATED The city of Rockville has announced that Barbara Matthews is no longer the city manager. According to a news release issued today, Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and City Councilmembers are launching a national search to fill the position. In the interim, Public Works Director Craig Simoneau has been named Rockville’s acting city manager. Simoneau, who […]

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November 16, 2012 | Staff Writer

Barbara Matthews Looks Ahead (Video)

“County Report This Week” host Susan Kennedy talked with new Rockville City Manager Barbara Matthews about the challenges she faces as she takes on the job of running the day to day administration of the city of Rockville. Matthews talks about preserving the best of Rockville, maintaining city services in a era of declining budgets […]

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