Two Ontario city councilors voice surprise over recent news city manager is finalist for top job in Keizer

Ontario City Manager Adam Brown (right) talks during a city council meeting while former City attorney Larry Sullivan looks on. Brown is one of three finalists for the city manager job in Keizer. (The Enterprise/FILE).

ONTARIO - Ontario City Manager Adam Brown is a candidate for the top administrative job in Keizer came as a surprise to at least two city council members.

For Councilor Michael Braden, though, it was not a shock.

“I knew he was looking,” said Braden.

Brown is one of three candidates in the running for Keizer’s city manager position. He’s served as the city manager in Ontario for more than five years.

Keizer city officials announced the short list last Wednesday, Feb. 2. In addition to Brown, the finalists are are Eileen Stein, who has been . . .