The California city management community through ICMA, the League of Cities and CCMF has risen up to help the City of Bell secure professional city managers on an interim basis. The result of these efforts were the interim roles played by Ken Hampian and Arne Croce.

This 5 minute video features interviews with key parties who helped coordinate and execute on the effort, plus those involved at the city. Those interviewed include: Kevin Duggan – ICMA, Chris McKenzie – League of California Cities, Jeff Kolin – CCMF / Beverly Hills City Manager, Honorable Ali Saleh – Mayor of Bell, Arne Croce – Interim Chief Administrative Officer with City of Bell.

Questions addressed:
Why is it important to have a City Manager?
What major challenges need to be addressed before the City of Bell can move forward?
What has community engagement been like in the City of Bell?