Lakeway City Manager Steve Jones resigns


Lakeway City Manager Steve Jones has officially resigned his post after 14 years at the position.

Lakeway City Council voted to accept Jones’ resignation following executive session of the Aug. 19 meeting.

A statement released by the city of Lakeway quotes Mayor Sandy Cox regarding his role with the city.

“Steve made a big impact on the community of Lakeway during his 14 years as City Manager,” Cox said in the statement. “We appreciate his commitment to our residents and staff over that time and wish him well for the future.”

The statement also said Lakeway City Council will search for an interim city manager and explore options for hiring a firm to conduct a formal search for a candidate to fill the position.

In the mean time, council named Assistant City Manager Julie Oakley as acting city manager while officials search for Jones’ replacement.

No other information regarding the reasons for Jones’ resignation are forthcoming at this time.

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Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.
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