Help wanted in Cheney, but not just yet
City holds off on replacing vacant city administrator, parks director positions until late spring, early summer
When it comes to hiring a replacement for recently departed City Administrator Arlene Fisher, Cheney is taking the same approach it did when Parks and Recreation Director Paul Simmons left in November 2013 — wait.
Mayor Tom Trulove doesn’t anticipate a search replacing either leadership positions will commence much before late April or May. Right now, he feels he and other department heads have things in control running the city’s daily operations.
Trulove has several reasons for holding off on filling both positions, one of which is financial. Both Fisher and Simmons received signifi...