Bill Keefer has been selected as city manager of Grove, Okla., effective June 1. Keefer, one of 66 applicants, is city manager in Augusta, Kan., where he has dealt with a tough budget, poor infrastructure, construction of a water-treatment plant and a costly flood. "I'm excited about the new opportunity, and I look forward to getting to know new staff members and council," he said. "It will take a little time to get the feel -- to get to know people, but it will be nice."
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