Fort Madison City Mgr. Resigns; Smith Going to Oregon

The City of Fort Madison is in-need of a new chief administrator.

City Manager Byron Smith has announced that he’s leaving August 15th to become the new City Manager in Hermiston, Oregon.

Smith is resigning after about 5 1/2 years at Fort Madison City Hall and he’s given the City Council proposals from several recruiting firms. Members will be asked to choose one at Tuesday’s meeting and Mayor Brad Randolph will serve as Interim City Manager until Smith’s successor is hired.