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Acting SF City Clerk Only Around A Few Weeks

September 19, 2011, 4:55 PM by Ben Dunsmoor

Acting SF City Clerk Only Around A Few Weeks
SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Sioux Falls City Council will vote Monday night to appoint an acting city clerk.

The move comes just days after the council voted to fire long-time city clerk Debra Owen following several hours of closed door meetings.

But the new acting city clerk won't hold that position for long. Another temporary clerk will be in place in time for the events center election.

The council will vote Monday to make David Bixler the acting city clerk. Bixler was just hired by the council at the beginning of August to work as the council's budget analyst.

"What we need to have happen is have David in place to sign some documents to make sure city business is handled in the way it needs to be," Sioux Falls City Council Vice-Chair Michelle Erpenbach said. 

Erpenbach, who is co-sponsoring the resolution to name Bixler acting clerk, says Bixler will be in place until they can bring in an interim clerk to run the upcoming election.

"The most important priority right now is to get through a fair and legal election on November 8, and that's going to be key in the process in terms of find an interim city clerk," Erpenbach said.

That person will only be in place for a few months while the council looks for a permanent replacement.

"Whoever we end up hiring in terms of hiring a long-term permanent replacement, this person has eight bosses. Basically that person works for the city council and that's a difficult position to be in," Erpenbach said.

And that's why there will be a lot of changes for the clerk’s office in the next few months.

The acting and interim city clerks will be signing off on the resolutions and ordinances passed by the city council over the next few months. That includes a resolution to approve the contracts for a proposed events center.

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