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  1. Lynden Lawson

    Lynden Lawson named Interim Director of Public Works for City of Manhattan

    City Manager Ron Fehr announced Lynden Lawson will serve as the City’s Interim Director of Public Works, starting Dec. 1. He was Public Works Deputy Director for Joplin, Mo., and has been an Interim Public Works Administrator for Manhattan since Sept. 25. Read on...
  2. City Manager Ron R. Fehr

    Ron R. Fehr announces retirement after two-plus decades of distinguished service as City Manager

    After more than two decades of dedicated service to the City of Manhattan, Ron R. Fehr, Manhattan’s eighth City Manager, has announced his retirement effective in mid-April 2024, marking 24 years as City Manager and more than 42 years with the City. Read on...
  3. Robert K. Ott

    City grieves loss of Robert K. Ott, longtime Director of Public Works

    The City of Manhattan is mourning the death of a longtime leader and friend, Robert K. Ott, who started as City Engineer in 2005 and was named Director of Public Works in 2014. Ott was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and died Oct. 11 surrounded by family. Read on...
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