The will meet in a special closed session today at 12:30 p.m. to discuss recruitment of a new city manager, a post that's only been temporarily filled since mid-April.
Amy Chan has been acting as , when David Knapp took a job in Highland Park, Ill. after 12 years with the city.
Knapp left the position to be closer to his son and two grandchildren. Prior to his Cupertino service, Knapp served as Los Gatos' city manager for 10 years.
Helping the city weather two recessions and authoring a number of Cupertino success stories, including the Don Burnett Memorial Bridge, Knapp has left big shoes to fill at city hall.
Looking to include the citizenry in the hiring process, the city invited Cupertino residents to put in their two-cents on what qualities they'd like to see in the next city manager via .
Surveys were due June 26.
Executive recruitment firm Peckham & McKenney has been retained in the search for suitable candidates.
In other city news, the regularly scheduled Parks and Recreation Commission meeting for 7 p.m. tonight has been cancelled due to a lack of business. The commission will convene during a special meeting on Saturday, July 14 at 10 a.m. in the Bay Room at the Cupertino Senior Center.