10-06-2016 Three interview for Watervliet City Manager job; CHS Band marches to awards; Territorial

Three interviewed for Watervliet City Manager job; with no clear winner, Commissioners want to offer post to interim manager Bill Hodge

Candidate Daniel Antosik

Candidate Daniel Antosik


Bill Hodge

Bill Hodge


Kevin Gillete

Kevin Gillete


Heath Kaplan

Heath Kaplan


By Annette Christie

Daniel   Antosik   was   first   of   three candidates   to   interview   for   the Watervliet City Manager position at a special meeting Tuesday night.   Antosik, from Adrian, is a   recent Wayne State graduate with a master’s degree in public administration.   He told the City Commissioners he had recently interned at the City of Royal Oak, a suburb of Detroit. He was also an intern for the Michigan Municipal League and also worked at a Ford Motor Truck Plant.   What he lacked in experience, he told the Commission, he would make up   with   100%   work   ethic   and   a willingness to learn.   He   readily   admitted   he   had   no budget   background   or   finance experience   but   would   learn   the programs needed for the job.   He listed his