Crystal Approves Agreement with New City Manager
The Crystal City Council approved Tuesday a contract agreement for a new city manager.
Adam Bell will take over city manager duties Jan. 17. Bell is currently city administrator in Bayport, Minn, where has worked for the past six years.
Per the contract terms, Bell’s annual salary will be $170,000. City council members Brendan Banks and Therese Kiser worked with consultant firm David Drown Associates on the employment agreement.
Under the agreement, the city manager works under the purview of the city council, which will provide performance reviews at least once annually.
Bell holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Gustavus Adolphus College and a juris doctor degree from the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
Bell replace Crystal’s longtime City Manager Anne Norris, who held that role for 22 years.