As the deadline for the search for a new Crossville city manager draws near, city council members have begun making plans for the selection process. January 16th signifies the deadline for resumes and applications to be turned in. Nearly 40 have applied for the permanent position. Tuesday night, council members decided to list 6-7 favorites and to turn the names in to Human Resource Director Leah Crockett. She would then begin compiling a list of the majority of names to be interviewed in the near future. Steve Hill, the interim City Manager, has applied for the position.