Pending the completion of negotiations around a contract, the City of Ellsworth is set to appoint Interim City Manager and Chief of Police Glenn Moshier the permanent City Manager.

According to Dale Hamilton the City of Ellsworth Council Chair,

"The City Council unanimously approved a recommendation to enter into negotiations with Glenn Moshier for the City Manager position. Chief Moshier has a long history of demonstrated leadership and collaboration. The Council believes that Chief Moshier possesses the skills that are consistent with the feedback gathered from the community and department heads. The Council is hoping to reach agreement with Chief Moshier in the next week or two.'

Ellsworth Police Chief Glenn Moshier  began the interim role of City Manager on September 8, 2020 and worked with Manager David Cole through September 21, 2020 which was Cole’s last employment day.

Chief Moshier has worked for the City of Ellsworth for 16 years. Moshier graduated from the FBI National Academy on March 15th 2019. He was appointed Chief on February 14, 2017

According to the story in the Ellsworth American Moshier was not one of the 18 applicants who applied for the position. Moshier told The American. “My exact role in the city going forward has not been defined as of yet and will be part of the negotiation process.”