Wayland selectmen, during its Monday meeting, fleshed out more if its process to find a new town administrator.
Selectmen, after a lengthy discussion, agreed to review and discuss the job description of the future town administrator at its Sept. 30 meeting.
Whomever is eventually hired will replace former town administrator Fred Turkington, whom selectmen fired in August.
Selectmen also delayed establishing a formal town administrator search committee saying it wanted to ponder the issue more and gather more information.
As for whether to hire a private firm, the Mullen Center, to assist and advise with the search as suggested by the Personnel Board, selectmen agreed to have a meeting with them about using them and to put out a request for proposals to potentially hire other consulting firms.
Also, the Personnel Board presented options for soliciting information from the community about what qualities they want in a future administrator. Among the options, conducting open community forums, Web questionnaires and then compiling a report on the results, according to Personnel Board Chairman Nancy McCarthy.