Osage City Manager Nick Hernandez will end a three-year term
with the community July 15.
Wayne White | Managing Editor
OSAGE CITY—Osage City’s city manager resigned during
an early-morning special meeting called by the mayor June 16.
After the meeting, Nick Hernandez, who has been employed at Osage
City since August 2008, said he had been offered the position
of city manager at Arkansas City, in south-central Kansas.
Hernandez’s resignation indicated July 15 will be his last
day on the job; his contract with Arkansas City begins July 18.
During the five-minute meeting last Thursday, the council voted
unanimously to accept his resignation, with council members Leroy
Stromgren and Loren DeBaun absent.
According to an Arkansas City newspaper, the Arkansas City Traveler,
the Arkansas City Commission met briefly the evening of June 16
and unanimously approved a contract with Hernandez through Jan.
1, 2013, with provision for an automatic, one-year renewal on
the first day of each year.
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