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City Selects Final 2 Candidates for Manager Position


Sabra Newby, left, and Mark Scott, right.

The Reno City Council held lengthy interviews today with four candidates for the city manager position. Two of the four were selected to proceed into final interviews.

Sabra Newby, assistant Clark County manager, and Mark Scott, city manager of San Bernadino, are the two finalists.

Newby touted her Nevada experience as a government administrator for the City of Las Vegas and Clark County. She has a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University.

Scott has been a city manager of various California cities since 1990, including Fresno, Burbank and Beverly Hills.

The next steps:

  • The public will have the opportunity to meet with Newby and Scott at McKinley Arts and Culture Center (925 Riverside Drive) on March 7, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

  • Newby and Scott will be interviewed again by the Council during a Special Meeting on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.


Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.




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