phil rinehart

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Commented on Cambridge City Manager Search 5 months, 4 weeks ago
I agree with a comment made by s candidate in the recent council election that the VISION for Cambridge should come from the COUNCIL rather than the manager. In corporate parlance, the CM should be the chief OPERATING officer, not the CEO. S/he should focus on the nuts and bolts of managing city government. Which, by the way, DePasquale seems to have done very well at as far as an outsider can tell
Commented on Cambridge City Manager Search 5 months, 4 weeks ago
council passing ordinances (like the cursed bike-lane thing) that prove unworkable for city staff to effectively implement
Commented on Cambridge City Manager Search 5 months, 4 weeks ago
vaguely in the following order, there are many important issues: transportation, housing, economic development, crime, education, diversity/inclusion. Yeah, that covers just about everything...
Commented on Cambridge City Manager Search 5 months, 4 weeks ago
good people skills in general: able to manage "up" - to the council - and also "down" - to staff - in order to achieve goals in an inspirational (not "dictatorial") way
Commented on Cambridge City Manager Search 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Financial management
Commented on Cambridge City Manager Search 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Leading a large and varied organization