Centralia Names New Interim City Manager

The Centralia Board of Alderman have named an interim City Administrator after a closed session last night. [Monday]

The position will be filled by Heather Russell.


Russell has served as City Clerk since 2011 and worked for the city since 2004. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce, Centralia Friends of the Park Board, and as the Centralia Panthers Boosters Vice President.

Russell will continue her work as city clerk.

She is taking over the position on May 21, as the current city manager, Matt Harline, moves on to take a job in Holts Summit.

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