Duncan names interim city manager

DUNCAN, OK (KSWO) - The Duncan City Council appointed an interim city manager during a special meeting Thursday.

Police Chief Danny Ford will assume the extra duties when the current manager, Jim Frieda, steps down June 30th.

He will be paid an additional $1,000 a month during the city's search for a permanent replacement. They are expecting to begin interviewing finalists for the job next month, with the goal of making a hire by the end of the year.

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