Number of finalists for Hobbs City Manager now at five

Staff Report

The Associated Press

HOBBS, N.M. - The number of finalists for the Hobbs city manager's job is five.

They are former Gallup City Manager Eric Honeyfield; Ruidoso Downs City Manager John Waters; Brownwood, Texas, City Manager Kevin Carruth; Leesburg, Florida, City Manager Ronald Stock; andPort Richey, Florida, City Manager Jerry Calhoun.

The finalists have been selected from 43 applicants vying for the job currently held by Dan Dible.

He plans to retire next April.

Dible has worked for the city of Hobbs since February 2003.