Six applicants for the Selinsgrove borough manager position will be interviewed this week.

Personnel committee members Sara Lauver, Marvin Rudnitsky and Richard Mease narrowed the candidates from a pool of 14 people seeking to succeed Paul Williams who is retiring in mid-February.

"There were some really fine ones but not all had relevant experience," said Rudnitsky. The borough is looking for a candidate with governmental management experience, an ability to work in a small office and deal effectively with the public.

The six candidates will be interviewed in person Tuesday and Thursday.

Mease said the committee would like to make a recommendation to the council Monday for a possible vote.

"If the council wants to talk to the top two candidates this could go into March," he said of a final vote.

Williams has served as borough manager since June 2012.

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