Former Muleshoe City Manager, David Brunson retired from the City of Muleshoe on December 31 and began work in Littlefield as their Interim City Manager on January 4.
He replaces former Interim City Manager Chuck Smith after he gave Littlefield notice he was going back to retirement in January. He had served in the role since August of 2015 when Mike Arismendez resigned. Littlefield Mayor Eric Turpin talked to Brunson about accepting the position. Brunson accepted on the condition he would work part time and would not be in the office all day. He has accepted for a minimum of 6 months. He will help the city on their search for a permanent replacement.
Brunson did announce that one major change he will make is Littlefield city offices will go back to a 5 day work week beginning February 1. He said, we can better serve the public when we are opened. There were some original thoughts that there would be a cost savings in a four day work week however that has not materialized and over time costs continue because water and sewer leaks don’t operate on a 5 day schedule.
Brunson said he has an open door policy and looks forward to serving the citizens of Littlefield.