County Manager Selected

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After conducting an executive session and reopening the July 15 regular meeting to the public, Sierra County Commissioners unanimously approved a motion selecting current McKinley Coun-ty Manager Bruce Swingle to fill the vacant position of Sierra County Manager. Before accepting his current position with McKinley County, Swingle served as county manager for Valen-cia County and previously held the post of Loss Pre-vention Director for the New Mexico Association of Counties. Allowing time for the proper submission and processing of his resignation from McKinley County, Swingle is anticipated to begin his new role as Sierra County Manager on or about Monday, August 18. According to information obtained from the McKinley County website (www.co. mckinley.nm.us) Swingle has over 30 years of professional experience in the public sector. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Wayland Baptist Uni-versity and is a graduate of the FBI’s National Academy.A report published by the Albuquerque Journal on August 15, 2013 shows that while serving as Valencia County Manager…