HENDERSONVILLE CITY MANAGER JOHN CONNET
The City of Hendersonville's new city manager is John Connet. He started work here after the Memorial Day holiday period and was immediateloy involved in work on the city's budget for the new fiscal year which begins July 1. WHKP AM 1450 and whkp.com (Listen Live) will also help introduce Mr. Connet to the community as he will serve at the guest-host on WHKP's "Good Morning, Morning Hendersonville Show" with Chuck Finley and News Director Larry Freeman Monday morning June 10 starting at 6am.
Mr. Connet is 43 years old and comes to Hendersonville after 11 years service as city manager in Clinton, North Carolina. He fits in well with Western North Carolina, having graduated from high school in Statesville and later with municipal leadership training and degrees from both Western Carolina University and Appalachian State University.
He and his family are very happy to have moved to Hendersonville, WHKP is looking forward to having him on the "Good Morning, Morning Hendersonville Show" Monday May 10 starting at 6am, and you are invited to call in on the show that morning and welcome the new city manager to town!
City Manager Connet was selected by Hendersonville's mayor and city council from a total of 86 candidates who applied for the job, and after an exhaustive search process that started late last year when Bo Ferguson announced he was leaving Hendersonville to accept a new position as assistant city manager in charge of operations for Durham, NC.