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Former Missouri City City Manager Odis Jones’ employment was terminated at an April 26 City Council meeting by a 5-2 vote, according to a release from the city.
Council also voted 5-0 to appoint Bill Atkinson, Missouri City’s assistant city manager, as interim city manager. Atkinson has held the role of assistant city manager for 14 years.
Staff will begin the process to search for a new city manager.
Jones was hired by a split vote from Missouri City City Council on July 7.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.