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Ikani Taumoepeau confirmed as new Las Cruces city manager

Update: The City of Las Cruces confirmed Ikani Taumoepeau as the new city manager Monday.

LAS CRUCES, NM (KVIA) -- The City of Las Cruces will consider a resolution for the proposed employment contract for the city manager position in today's city council meeting.

If the city approves the resolution, Ikani Taumoepeau would be named the new city manager.

According to city officials, the contract is for three-year term from Monday, April 1 2024 to April 1, 2027. The contract also includes an annual base salary of $216,000 a year, and a vehicle allowance of $500 a month.

If city council approves the contract Taumoepeau will begin his duties immediately.

Taumoepeau served as the assistant city manager since January 2021.

This comes as former city manager Ifo Pili announced his resignation last month.

The meeting will be held at Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St. at 1 p.m.

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