LEVELLAND, TX (KCBD) - Levelland City Manager Rick Osburn received a key to the city on Friday as he announced his retirement. He served the city of Levelland for 36 years.
KLVT news provided this list of his accomplishments:
Osburn was praised as "a man of integrity and a man of his word" and for his willingness to help other communities in the region saying, "if it was good for this region, it was good for Levelland."
Osburn went to work with the City of Levelland as a grant writer in October, 1981 and moved up to assistant city manager and eventually to city manager in January 2004.
Assistant City Manager Erik Rejino will become City Manager effective Tuesday, Jan. 16.
ORIGINAL STORY: Levelland City Manager Retires After 36 Years