BREAKING: Columbia names new deputy city manager

3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago Tuesday, November 12 2019 Nov 12, 2019 Tuesday, November 12, 2019 5:45:00 PM CST November 12, 2019 in News
By: Spencer Humphrey, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
De'Carlon Seewood; City of Ferguson
COLUMBIA - City manager John Glascock named De'Carlon Seewood as Columbia's new deputy city manager Tuesday. 
Seewood will officially start on Monday, Nov. 18, according to a news release. He was most recently the city manager for Ferguson, a position he started in 2015.
Seewood has worked for over 13 years in various executive leadership roles in local government, the release said. He served as village manager for the Village of Richton Park, Illinois from 2009 to 2015, the city manager for the City of Berkley, Missouri from 2007 to 2009 and the assistant city manager for Ferguson, Missouri from 2001 to 2007.
Seewood graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Rockhurst University in Kansas City in 1994. He earned his Master of Public Administration from the University of Missouri in 1997. 
Seewood will be paid $140,000 per year, according to the release. 
He will be sworn in at monday's city council meeting. 

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