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Waco city manager announces plans to retire

Posted at 9:55 AM, May 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-20 10:55:02-04

WACO, TX — Waco City Manager Wiley Stem III made his intentions known that he plans to retire from the City after a long career of service.

He began his career at the City of Waco in 1976 and has served in the positions of Management Analyst, Assistant Director of Public Works, Water/Wastewater Supervisor, and Director of Water Distribution and Wastewater Divisions.

In 1999, he assumed the role of Assistant City Manager; he was appointed to Deputy City Manager in 2015 and City Manager in March of 2018.

His last day with the City of Waco as City Manager will be at a date to be determined in July or August.

A reception to honor Stem’s distinguished service to the City of Waco will be scheduled sometime in the future.

The City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Saturday morning, May 23, 2020 at 9am to discuss the position, interview Deputy City Manager Bradley Ford and have a resolution on the agenda to consider hiring him to fill the position of City Manager upon Stem’s retirement.