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Altus city manager fired with severance pay

ALTUS, OK (KSWO)- The City of Altus has fired its city manager.

The decision to remove David Fuqua from office was reached Thursday night following a special executive session of the Altus City Council. Mayor Jack Smiley said in a statement "Mr. Fuqua's employment has been terminated for the good of the city. He will be paid the severance package that was agreed upon at the time of his employment."

Fuqua took the position in late May after leaving Bloomfield, New Mexico.

Smiley says Altus City Attorney Catherine Coke has been named interim city manager.  

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