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Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz is in the running for the top city administrator job in Issaquah, Wash., (pop. 30,440), according to information that town has posted on its official website.

Mr. Bobkiewicz, Evanston’s City Manager since 2009, is one of two final candidates for the job, the website reported.

Marty Wine, the other finalist, has served as City Manager in Tigard, Ore., (pop. 48,205) since 2011.

Mr. Bobkiewicz has been a finalist for several jobs in the Pacific Northwest area in recent years. He was recently one of five finalists for a top administrator job in Clackamas County in Oregon. He has stated publicly he is considering jobs when they make sense professionally in that area, where his wife’s family members live.

Bob Seidenberg

Bob Seidenberg is an award-winning reporter covering issues in Evanston for more than 30 years. He is a graduate of the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism.