Peter Callaghan New Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey will wait a little longer than his predecessors to nominate the city’s nine department heads, whose two-year terms already have expired.The reason? The Super Bowl.Frey’s fledgling administration will join the rest of the city in concentrating on the Feb. 4 NFL championship game. Frey said Thursday that while his schedule is still in flux, he anticipates there will be many demands placed on the mayor of the host city. “This is a different dynamic, with a Super Bowl coming a month after taking office,” Frey said.The terms of the nine department heads officially expired Monday, Jan. 8, though the city charter seems to anticipate some lag for newly elected mayors to make such decisions,...
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Frey puts off naming Minneapolis department heads until after Super Bowl