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New Ypsi City Manager: Ralph Lange

At its May 15, 2012 meeting, the Ypsilanti city council chose Ralph A. Lange as its next city manager, pending successful completion of negotiations between Lange and a three-person negotiating committee. The council’s selection of Lange was unanimous.

Since 2008 Lange has been executive director of the Henry County (Ohio) Community Improvement Corp. Lange was chosen over Brian P. Vick, former city manager of Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich., after a second round of public interviews Monday evening.

On Friday, May 11, the number of finalists dropped from three to two, when city clerk and interim city manager Frances McMullan withdrew herself from consideration.

Lange’s previous positions included managing director of the Monroe County (Michigan) road commission, 1999-2008; city administrator and director of … [Full Story]

Ypsilanti Council Puts Off City Manager Vote

At a session on Monday, May 14, Ypsilanti city council conducted its second hour-long interviews with the two final candidates for city manager. After appointing mayor Paul Schreiber, mayor pro tem Lois Richardson, and councilmember Brian Robb to conduct negotiations with the selected candidate, the council unanimously voted to put off the decision until Tuesday night, May 15, as part of its regular council meeting.

The two finalists are Brian Ralph A. Lange, currently the executive director of the Henry County (Ohio) Improvement Corporation; and Brian P. Vick, who from 2008 until February of this year was the city manager of Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich.