The Dallas City Council narrowed its search for a new City Manager to five candidates.

Dallas residents are invited to meet the candidates from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 at Dallas City Hall. The city manager develops the city’s budget and oversees the staff that carries out the policy decisions made by the city council and mayor.

The candidates are:

T.C. Broadnax, City Manager of Tacoma, Wash.

Jelynne LeBlanc-Burley, President and CEO of JLB Group

Maura Black Sullivan, Chief Operating Officer of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Mark McDaniel, Assistant City Manager of Dallas

Jim Twombly, Director of Administration/City Manager of Tulsa.

Find their resumes here. And you can answer this questionnaire about what you think is important in a new City Manager.