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Wilson not selected in Fort Worth City Manager search

By Staff Report
Published On: Feb 25 2014 11:28:04 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 26 2014 01:53:33 PM CST

City of El Paso

El Paso City Manager Joyce Wilson


The Fort Worth City Council’s plans for city manager no longer include El Paso’s current city manager, Joyce Wilson.

A Fort Worth newspaper, the Star-Telegram, reports that the council decided to start its search over for the position currently filled by Tom Higgins who has been with the city for almost 30 years.

The paper reports that the council began interviews with the all four finalists early Tuesday morning.

“They were all very strong professionals and we really appreciate the time they took, but we didn’t feel like any of them were the perfect fit for Fort Worth,” said Mayor Betsy Price.

Higgins will continue to serve as city manager until a replacement is found.

You can read the Star-Telegram's full break down on the decision from Fort Worth's City Council here.


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