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    After eight years as Breckenridge City Manager, Andy McCuistion submitted his letter of resignation to the city commission on Tuesday, Feb. 4. His retirement date is set for April 30. BA photo by A.D. Chachere

City manager submits letter of resignation

The Breckenridge city commissioners accepted the letter of resignation from City Manager, Andy McCuistion, at the  Feb. 4 meeting.

McCuistion is planning on retiring from the city commission Thursday, April 30.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed working here, this is the best job I’ve ever had,” McCuistion said. “This is a great staff and I can tell you these last eight years have been a great experience.”

McCuistion requested to have a committee of five individuals to assist and evaluate applicants for the city manager position.

He proposed former mayor Jimmy McKay, Cherry Strickland, current Mayor Bob Sims, County Commissioner Tom Cyprian and himself as committee members to decide the next city manager.

The committee is hoping for three candidates to recommend for interviews for the open position.

The commissioners approved an ordinance providing for a general election to be held for Mayor and two City Commissioners seats No. 1 and No. 2.

The election will take place on Saturday, May 2. Early voting will be held from April 20-28, with the first two days, April 20-21, consisting of a twelve-hour voting opportunity from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Early voting hours for April 22-24,27-28 will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Early voting will be held at the city of Breckenridge office, located at 105 North Rose Ave.

For the full story, see the Wednesday, Feb. 12 edition of the Breckenridge American.

Breckenridge American

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Breckenridge, Texas 76424

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