You Oughta Know

See what Wichita wants in a city manager online

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

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The record: The recruitment profile for Wichita's new city manager.

Why you'd want it: To learn more about what qualities, skills and qualifications the city is looking for in a new city manager. The profile also includes information about the city and area and has a timetable for the hiring of a new manager.

Where you get the record: From the city's Web site, Click on the "Search for a new city manager" link under the "Hot Topics" menu on the home page.

How much it will cost: The information is free.