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P.O. BOX 6015
COLUMBIA, MO 65205
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2018
CONTACT: Steven Sapp
Community Relations Director
City of Columbia
Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes resigns, effective Nov. 21
(COLUMBIA, MO) - Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes submitted his resignation to the City Council on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The resignation will be effective at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.
"It has been a pleasure to work with City staff and community members. We’ve accomplished many great things and I hope you all will continue to work hard to achieve the goals of the City and the community," Matthes said.
Per the Acting City Manager Policy, Deputy City Manager John Glascock will serve as acting city manager until Council has the opportunity to consider an interim appointment.
City Council will meet in special session on Monday, Nov. 26 at noon in the City Council Chambers to consider a mutual severance agreement and take any other additional action needed to move forward.
"On behalf of the City Council, I want to thank Mike Matthes for his service as the city manager of Columbia," Columbia Mayor Brian Treece said. "His work helped improve the odds of success for everyone by creating an economy with family-supporting jobs and strengthening our community so all individuals can thrive."
Matthes became the city manager on May 1, 2011. His photo is attached.