• February 21, 2017

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Olson now Killeen city manager

Killeen has a new city manager.

The proposed and prior Killeen city manager contracts are similar

Ten months and two interim city managers after Glenn Morrison’s sudden retirement amid controversy, Killeen is poised to hire Morrison’s replacement.

Panel: Potential city manager has work to do

As the Killeen City Council prepares to vote Feb. 7 on hiring Ron Olson as the next city manager, Daily Herald readers are split over what initiatives the city’s new leader should tackle first — and whether he is the right choice for the job.

2016 Year in Review: Stories with a big impact

2016 was a tumultuous year for the city of Killeen. Its ailing financial state was revealed, its financial practices were put on the road to an investigation and its longtime city manager retired suddenly as everything was coming to a head.

Killeen council affirms interim city manager

In a five-minute special called meeting Tuesday, all five sitting Killeen City Council members unanimously voted to acknowledge the retirement of City Manager Glenn Morrison and appoint Ann Farris to the interim position.

Killeen council to discuss appointment of interim city manager

The Killeen City Council will hold a special called meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday regarding both council resignations and appointing an interim city manager.

Ann Farris to begin term as interim city manager April 5

After three years serving as assistant city manager of internal services, Ann Farris will take the reins as Killeen’s interim city manager April 5, pending an official appointment by the City Council.

Farris named interim city manager; Morrison to depart on April 5

Ann Farris is getting a promotion — at least temporarily.

Killeen council to discuss naming interim city manager

The Killeen City Council on Tuesday will discuss the appointment of an interim city manager after Glenn Morrison retires next month.

Killeen council must start search for city manager

After Killeen City Manager Glenn Morrison’s surprise resignation last week, City Hall staffers and city residents are no doubt wondering what the future holds.

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Hearing Board decision

This city document shows the Killeen Personnel Hearing Board's recommendation to reverse the termination of Barbara Gonzales, Killeen's former finance director who was fired by City Manager Glenn Morrison in December. Morrison, who has the power to accept or reject the board's recommendation, disagreed with the recommendation, as indicated at the bottom of the document.

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Killeen City Council

Glenn Morrison listens during a Killeen City Council meeting Tuesday, March 15, 2016, as one of five former Killeen mayors express their support of Morrison's tenure as city manager.

Killeen City Council

During a Killeen City Council meeting Tuesday, March 15, 2016, Councilman Jonathan Okray asks the council to delay City Manager Glenn Morrison’s evaluation to get a legal opinion about whether the council violated the Texas Open Meetings Act at the March 1 meeting.

Killeen City Council

Glenn Morrison and Killeen Mayor Scott Cosper confer during the City Council meeting Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

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Budget Forum

Killeen City Manager Glenn Morrison talks to the audience Wednesday during the Killeen budget forum at the Killeen Utility Collections' main conference room.

Budget Forum

Killeen City Manager Glenn Morrison talks to the audience Wednesday during the Killeen budget forum at the Killeen Utility Collections' main conference room.

Budget Forum

Members of the audience listen as Killeen City Manager Glenn Morrison speaks Wednesday during the Killeen budget forum at the Killeen Utility Collections' main conference room.

Budget Forum

Ann Farris, assistant city manager of internal services,writes down some of the topics discussed Wednesday during the Killeen budget forum at the Killeen Utility Collections' main conference room.

Killeen Community Forum

Glenn Morrison, Scott Cosper and Dennis Baldwin take part in the Killeen Community Forum, Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Killeen Police North Precinct in downtown Killeen.

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