City leaders introduce new Cape Girardeau city manager

City leaders introduce new Cape Girardeau city manager

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - City leaders held a news conference on Thursday, April 22 introducing the new city manager.

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Kenneth Haskin was announced as the new city manager at Monday night’s city council meeting.

He will take over the role as Scott Meyer is expected to retire from the position of city manager in June.

Meyer started working for the city in 2009.

Haskin recently served eight years as the city manager in Texarkana, Arkansas. Before that, he was the assistant city manager/director of economics for seven years.

The city manager’s position involves creating and implementing a budget, managing staff and making recommendations to the council on a variety of city services and projects along with many other responsibilities.

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