City of Encinitas seeks community input on next city manager


The Encinitas mayor and city council are seeking input on the next city manager. Encinitas residents, community partners and the business community are invited and encouraged to participate in a confidential survey. The input received will be considered by the city council when selecting candidates to interview, according to a city news release.

Dave Morgan, Ralph Andersen & Associates, is recruiting for the next Encinitas city manager position and only Ralph Andersen & Associates’ staff will review the responses. All responses will be summarized to protect the confidentiality of individuals, the news release stated.

Responses are due by Friday, May 15. To participate in the survey visit:

City Manager Karen Brust announced her retirement effective June 12. Brust was appointed Encinitas city manager in September 2015 and is retiring after serving 35 years in municipal government.

Candidates interested in applying for the position of Encinitas city manager may contact Dave Morgan at (916) 630-4900 or visit Ralph Andersen & Associates at