The City of Levelland has selected a familiar face as the next Main Street Manager. Tania Moody, owner/operator of KLVT Radio (Cute Boots Broadcasting, LLC), is preparing to step in as the new Main Street Manager, a position previously held by Missy Passmore.
Moody has served as the Levelland Main Street Advisory Board President and has served on the Main Street Promotions Committee. She has been actively involved with several event committees. She holds a Bachelor of Information Technology degree from Kaplan University and serves the community on several other boards and committees.
Moody was one of eight candidates to apply for the position, and one of three candidates interviewed for the position, which included a combination of local and outside candidates.
The primary purpose of the position is to facilitate the revitalization of the Main Street district. This is accomplished by organizing and marketing promotions, festivals and other events, preserving an attractive main street district, and attracting and retaining businesses to the district.
“We are excited to have Tania join our team and feel she will be a great resource to the Main Street District in helping it continue to thrive and grow,” said Erik Rejino, Levelland City Manager. “Tania will hit the ground running and will bring a very high level of excitement and energy to help the program continue to grow.”
The interview panel consisted of Angie Vest, President of the Main Street Board, Meleta Atchison, a downtown merchant and President of the Downtown Association, David Rushing, Director of Economic Development, and Melissa Fields-Allgeyer, Director of Human Resources.
“I have a huge amount of respect and passion for the Main Street Program and commend my predecessors for their accomplishments. I look forward to rolling up my sleeves and working with the incredible Main Street Merchants, the wonderful city staff and dedicated volunteers to make this the best Texas Main Street it can possibly be! It’s an exciting time filled with opportunity and I’m thrilled to get to be a part!”
Cute Boots Broadcasting llc, KLVT Radio owner and Good Morning Texas host, Tania Moody, released a statement saying, “We know this is a big change for our listeners at KLVT, with the exit of longtime News Director Jody Rose and now myself from the airwaves. However, we have some exciting things coming and are dedicated to continuing to serve this community as we always have and striving to continue to raise that bar. COVID-19 has hit small businesses hard and KLVT is no exception. The changes we’re making will allow us to continue to keep the station local.”