Wolfville received over 80 applications for the chief administrative officer’s job.
Mayor Jeff Cantwell says that number indicates candidates want to live in the community.
Second interviews have been conducted and acting CAO Brian Smith said last week that summer vacation schedules have delayed the process slightly.
Town councillors have been apprised of the short list, he added.
“I expect we’ll have someone in place by mid-September, if all goes well,” Smith said.