Friday, August 7, 2015
Holderness Town Administrator Named to be New Moultonboro Town Administrator
Moultonborough Town Administrator Selected Moultonborough, NH, August 7, 2015:
" The Board of Selectmen are pleased to announce that Walter P. Johnson of Holderness, has been named the new Town Administrator. He will start his new duties with the Town Tuesday, September 8. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Granite State College and possesses 17 years’ experience as Town Administrator in Lisbon and currently in Holderness, NH. Johnson additionally was a Selectman for 7 years. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Town. The Board anticipates having a Meet and Greet session prior to the September 10th Board of Selectmen meeting so the public will have an opportunity to meet and welcome the new Town Administrator. Moultonborough contracted with Municipal Resources, Inc. (MRI) for Interim Town Administrator assistance along with recruitment for the position. Carol Granfield has been serving in an interim capacity since April and working with MRI conducting a nationwide search. A thorough process was utilized thatin addition to Selectmen input, included a public survey and forum seeking feedback on requirements for the Ideal Candidate. A total of 38 resumes were received from 13 states. Semi-finalists provided responses to essay questions, telephone interviews and subsequent Citizen and Employee interview panels. Three finalists proceeded to interviews with the Board of Selectmen, that resulted in a unanimous vote to hire Walter Johnson at an annual salary of $95,000. A thorough background investigation was conducted by MRI on Johnson which resulted in an outstanding report in all phases of the investigation."