LOWELL -- The schedule for the City Council's interviews of the six city manager finalists has been established. They are:
* Tuesday, March 25: Former Birmingham, Mich., City Manager Robert Bruner at 6 p.m..; former East Providence City Manager Peter Graczykowski at 7:30 p.m.
* Wednesday, March 26: Former City Councilor George Ramirez at 6:00 p.m.; Blackstone Town Administrator Daniel Keyes at 7:30 p.m.
* Thursday, March 27: North Reading Town Administrator Greg Balukonis at 6:00 p.m.; State Representative Kevin Murphy at 7:30 p.m.
Bruner is expected to be interviewed via video. All interviews are open to the public and will be conducted in the City Council Chambers.
No date has been set for when the council will vote on selecting a new manager.
Interviews of the two city auditor finalists have also been scheduled for Wednesday, April 2. The council will interview Dharam Dixit of Lowell at 6 p.m. Dixit is the state Department of Housing and Community Development's director of finance for its division of community services. Patrick Zacchini a certified public accountant from Manalapan, N.J., will interview at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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