Texarkana, Texas City Council to Hold Special Meeting


The Texarkana, Texas, City Council will hold a special meeting on Friday, August 4, 2017, beginning at 5:30 p.m., to consider taking action on two items.

The first item will be to amend John Whitson’s employment contract and setting an end date to the contract. Whitson intends to retire in early 2018.

The second item on the agenda will allow council to consider appointing an interim city manager to take effect immediately upon approval.

“These action items follow discussions between the Council and Mr. Whitson, and we will have more information to provide to the public at the Friday meeting,” said Mayor Bob Bruggeman.

More information will be forthcoming at the conclusion of Friday’s special council meeting from this office. Please contact Lisa Thompson at lisa.thompson@txkusa.org with additional questions.

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