Cape Girardeau City Manager of Twelve Years to Retire in June

After serving as Cape Girardeau’s City Manager for the past dozen years, Scott Meyer will retire in June of next year. City officials made the announcement at a city council meeting on Monday.  He started as Cape Girardeau’s city manager in July of 2009. Prior to be being named the Cape Girardeau city manager, he was the director of facilities management for Southeast Missouri State University. Before he worked for the university he worked as district engineer of the Southeast district for the Missouri Department of Transportation for a period of nine years. City officials say the hiring of a new city manager is one of the most important tasks members of the city council will have. Officials say it is also not certain what type of search the city council will start to fill the city manager position.

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