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City of Homer terminates contract with city manager

City of Homer

The City of Homer is ending its contract with City Manager Rob Dumouchel. The city made its decision last Thursday during a special session of the city council. The council will hold a work session in the future to discuss finding a new city manager. In the meantime, City Clerk Melissa Jacobsen will fill in as the Acting Interim City Manager.

Dumouchel worked as the city manager for more than three years.

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