Planning Director Position Finalists

The City of Manitou Springs received many qualified candidates to fill the Planning Director position. The list of candidates has been narrowed town to four finalists: William Gray, Felicia Harper, Kimberly Johnson, and Steven Westbay. On Thursday, October 18th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, the finalists will be attending a public meet-and-greet at City Hall (606 Manitou Avenue). The public is encouraged to come and meet the candidates! The following day, the four finalists will move through an intense interview process to further help the City make its decision on who to select. Below you will find information on each of the candidates, please review it to get to know each candidate better.


William Gray

William Gray has over 20 years of experience in planning. He is currently the Planning and Community Development Director for the City of Cripple Creek. Click here to view more information on William Gray.


Felicia Harper

Felicia Harper has over 15 years of experience in planning. She is currently the Executive Director of Bullitt County (KY) Planning and Zoning. Click here to view more information on Felicia Harper


Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson has over 20 years of experience in planning. She is currently the Community Development Director for the City of Page, AZ. Click here to view more information on Kimberly Johnson.


Steven Westbay

Steven Westbay has over 30 years of experience in planning. He most recently served as the Director of Community Development for the City of Gunnison. Click here to view more information on Steven Westbay.