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12-01-14 Process for Selecting Council Member ' ' 2 Town Council Candidates Process for Ranking 9 Qhe first candidate will score a "1", but if second candidate is more qualified in your judgment after the interview is complete, candidate two gets the score of 1, end candidate one gets a score of"2". If candidate three is better than candidate one, but not as qualified as candidate two, the following scores will occur. Candidate two is still a "1", candidate three is a "2", and candidate one is a "3". With 10 candidates,you will rank each candidate AFTER their respective interview with scores of 1-10. The candidate with the lowest SCORE will be the top andidate for our open Council seat. Each Council member will have 5 minutes after each interview to complete their scoring grid. Clint will collect the score sheets, and announce the top 5. On December 8, we will discuss the top 5 candidates and will then vote for the finalist. Here goes: Candidates Score Score Score Score Score Score Score Score Score Score Final Scores 1 Thomas Goode _ 2 Doug Throm X 3 James Knowlton X X 4 Darryl Grob X X X 5 Arnie Mordkin X X X X 6 Reid Haughery X X X X X 7 Jerry Pazar X X X X X X 8 Marcia Martin (Skype interview) X X X X X X X 9 Alyssa Shenk X X X X X X X X 10 Bob Purvis X X X X X X X X X INTERVIEW EVALUATION NOTES Position title Name of Candidate Experience Technical Skills/ Management/Leadership Communication/ Style/Fit Knowledge/Abilities Presentation Skills STRENGTHS: CONCERNS: COMMENTS: What Are the Skill Sets You Bring to theTOSV Council? This is an inventory of skills sets each of us bring to the table. The skills are a result of your professional career, or obtained through serving on a Board of Directors and/or serving on one of our SMV committees or Boards. As we review/interview our candidates to fill the vacant seat on our Council for the next 2 years, please think carefully as you evaluate your skills, collectively our skills as a team. So here goes Please know this is an optional exercise, but one that might help us "round out" our team. Please add skill sets that you believe are important. Please share amongst everyone on TC. Skill set Butler Sirkus Jacobson Madsen Executive leadership, X i.e., CEO or Executive Director of a company Finance expertise having served as a CFO or CPA, Accountant or Director of Finance Expertise in X understanding the TOSV' finances Attorney Board of Director X experience Served as Chair or X President of Corporations Human Resources expertise skilled in all aspects of FLSA, compensation and benefit administration Marketing and/or promotional expertise particularly in Group sales and/or event planning International tourism expertise Ski Industry expert Skill set Butler Sirkus Jacobson Madsen Planning expertise for businesses and/or municipalities, particularly for large developments in communities Planning Commission X and knowledge of the Land Use Codes for SMV Expertise in arbitration and Conflict Resolution Health Care expertise X and planning for care for various demographics with communities Various Building Codes to include the Green Building Code Expertise in Sustainability of Natural Resources Information Systems Recreational Sports Geology FAB in TOSV Marketing/Tourism Board in TOSV EAB in TOSV SAAB in TOSV Liquor Board in TOSV OTHER: (please expand) POTENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR COUNCIL VACANCY INTERVIEWS Each candidate interview has been allotted 30 minutes. The questions are in no particular order and obviously due to time constraints they all cannot be used. It is suggested that individual Council members take turns asking questions they feel are most pertinent to each candidate. The same questions do not need to be asked to all the candidates. If you use a question from below,please let your fellow Councilors know so they can take notes in the appropnate spot and not repeat the question. Paper versions of this document will be provided at the meeting for easy note taking on each candidate's response. NAME OF CANDIDATE a) In your opinion what is the primary role of the Town Council? How will you contribute to that role? b) Being on the Town Council is a considerable time commitment What professional or personal constraints on your time or service might you anticipate? Do you see any reason you would not be able to be objective on any of the issues the town is faced with today? c) Of all the personal and professional skills you have,what is the most essential or beneficial skill you will bring to the Council? d) In your opinion,what is the most essential skill a Council member must possess? e) Why didn't you nm during this past November's election? Why are you interested now? f) In order to be effective on the Town Council you need to build consensus positions of the majority A"my way or the highway"approach does not work. Can you provide an example of how you have effectively worked with other board members in the past? g) What is the best way to build an atmosphere of teamwork? h) At some point in your career,you have likely strongly disagreed with a colleague on a critical issue. How did you work through that disagreement? i) If selected,what are the top 2 prionties you would like to have the Town Council focus on in the next two years? j) Can you give us an example of how you have created positive change in an organization? k) What keeps you awake at night? 1) How well do you think the Town government currently functions? m)Of all the responsibilities of the Town government,which function is the most criticah n) What is it that you enjoy about working with colleagues on a board? o) When setting regulatory policy as a Town Council member,which is more important, setting a flexible(less predictable)process or a predictable(less flexible)one? p) How much public dialogue and community engagement should be incorporated into governance decisions? How do you know when you have the correct amount? q) What do you believe are the proper rolls and responsibilities of staff in advising the Town Council? r) How do you envision working with staff? s) If you could waive a magic wand and make one change to Snowmass Village,what would it be? t) What is the single biggest areas for opportunity the community currently has before it? u) If you could keep one thing in Snowmass Village in perpetuity,what would it be? v) How would you interpret the results of the November municipal election? w) What previous community service are you most proud of? x) What type of risk is it appropriate for the municipal government to take? y) What things frustrate you the most about municipal government? z) What things make you most proud about municipal government? aa)If you were appointed to fill this vacancy,would you plan to run for a Council position in the November 2016 election bb)What legacy would you want to leave by virtue of serving on town council? cc)How would you describe the role of a council member? What skills,experiences or qualities do you bring to the table that make you especially well-suited to succeed in this role? dd)Descnbe what communication style works best for you and what kind of stype communication style you use ee)When someone doesn't agree with you on an issue you think is important how do you deal with that? ff) What questions do you have for us? POTENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR COUNCIL VACANCY INTERVIEWS Each candidate interview has been allotted 30 minutes. The questions are in no particular order and obviously due to time constraints they all cannot be used. It is suggested that individual Council members take turns asking questions they feel are most pertinent to each candidate. The same questions do not need to be asked to all the candidates. If you use a question from below, please let your fellow Councilors know so they can take notes in the appropriate spot and not repeat the question. Paper versions of this document will be provided at the meeting for easy note taking on each candidate's response. NAME OF CANDIDATE a) In your opinion what is the primary role of the Town Council? How will you contribute to that role? b) Being on the Town Council is a considerable time commitment. What professional or personal constraints on your time or service might you anticipate? Do you see any reason you would not be able to be objective on any of the issues the town is faced with today? c) Of all the personal and professional skills you have, what is the most essential or beneficial skill you will bring to the Council? d) In your opinion, what is the most essential skill a Council member must possess? e) Why didn't you run during this past November's election? Why are you interested now? f) In order to be effective on the Town Council you need to build consensus positions of the majority. A "my way or the highway" approach does not work. Can you provide an example of how you have effectively worked with other board members in the past? g) What is the best way to build an atmosphere of teamwork? h) At some point in your career, you have likely strongly disagreed with a colleague on a critical issue. How did you work through that disagreement? i) If selected, what are the top 2 priorities you would like to have the Town Council focus on in the next two years? j) Can you give us an example of how you have created positive change in an organization? k) What keeps you awake at night? 1) How well do you think the Town government currently functions? m) Of all the responsibilities of the Town government, which function is the most critical? n) What is it that you enjoy about working with colleagues on a board? o) When setting regulatory policy as a Town Council member, which is more important; setting a flexible (less predictable) process or a predictable (less flexible) one? p) How much public dialogue and community engagement should be incorporated into governance decisions? How do you know when you have the correct amount? q) What do you believe are the proper rolls and responsibilities of staff in advising the Town Council? r) How do you envision working with staff? s) If you could waive a magic wand and make one change to Snowmass Village, what would it be? t) What is the single biggest areas for opportunity the community currently has before it? u) If you could keep one thing in Snowmass Village in perpetuity, what would it be? v) How would you interpret the results of the November municipal election? w) What previous community service are you most proud of? x) What type of risk is it appropriate for the municipal government to take? y) What things frustrate you the most about municipal government? z) What things make you most proud about municipal government? aa) If you were appointed to fill this vacancy, would you plan to run for a Council position in the November 2016 election? bb)What legacy would you want to leave by virtue of serving on town council? cc) How would you describe the role of a council member? iences qualities do you bring to the table that make you especiallywaell t skills, uited to su ceedor in this role? dd)Describe what communication style works best for you and what kind of stype communication style you use. ee) When someone doesn't agree with you on an issue you think is important how do you deal with that? ff) What questions do you have for us?